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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006037
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... environments, use a variety of polymer chemistries and are constructed in a variety of methods and designs. This article provides a description of the service conditions for the polymeric flooring systems. It provides information on polymeric flooring systems, including thin-film coatings, self-leveling...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006044
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... Abstract Acrylic coatings are one of the major generic classes of organic coatings and are prevalent in both architectural and industrial applications. This article provides information on the chemistry of acrylic polymers, the methods used in their manufacture, the relationship between...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
...-polymerization (reaction of two or more polymers to form a larger molecule) is the most common form of polymer chemistry for most organic materials and is the type of reaction used for most chemical resins used in protective coatings. Most molecules have molecular weights of hundreds of thousands, or even...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005676
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... Abstract Polymers offer a wide range of choices for medical applications because of their versatility in properties and processing. This article provides an overview of polymeric materials and the characteristics that make them a unique class of materials. It describes the ways to classify...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005672
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
...</xref>, <xref rid="a0005672-ref3" ref-type="bibr">3)</xref> Curing, as defined in polymer chemistry, is a cross-linking reaction between monomers, oligomers, or polymers that involves the formation of covalent bonds as linkages. However, the term cure is broadly used in the industry regardless of whether a true chemical reaction is involved...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003401
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... of the design process. For this reason, the designer must have a good understanding of the candidate materials and must be well versed in the manufacturing techniques that may be employed. The basics of polymer chemistry and physics, as well as available material types and forms, are covered in the Section...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001319
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... that can be incorporated onto a surface is increased significantly with this technique. This process differs from activation in that instead of functional modification of the surface polymer chains, material is added to the polymer backbone. Plasma Film Deposition (Plasma Polymerization) Plasma film...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006675
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... cantilever probes made of various materials Laser light Images of surface topographical features or other near-field and far-field interactions between probe and sample surface 0.2–10 nm 10–80 pm Biological molecules, biomaterials, cells, crystallography, electrochemistry, polymer chemistry, thin-film...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006071
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... is then added to the resulting mixture of mono- and diglycerides and heated to build the polymer. Although this process uses a less expensive vegetable oil in the production, the process provides less control over the cross-esterification and subsequent polymerization chemistry. This results in a more random...
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By Matthew Donachie
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003168
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Abstract Biomaterials are the man-made metallic, ceramic, and polymeric materials used for intracorporeal applications in the human body. This article primarily focuses on metallic materials. It provides information on basic metallurgy, biocompatibility, chemistry, and the orthopedic and dental...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003372
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... Abstract This article focuses on the process methods and matrix chemistries of ceramic-matrix composites. These methods include pressure-assisted densification, chemical vapor infiltration, melt infiltration, polymer infiltration and pyrolysis, and sol-gel processing. The article discusses...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005745
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
... Parameters Polymer powders are specified by their chemistry, morphology, molecular weight distribution or melt-flow index, and particle size distribution. Spray parameters must be selected to accommodate each particular polymer formulation. A narrow particle size distribution is preferred to produce...
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Published: 01 January 2005
Fig. 4 Elastomers may be cured in one or two stages. The stages proceed from top to bottom. (a) Polymer chains are not connected. (b) Heat drives the chemistry of cure. Many cross links are formed. Some polymer chains are well connected. Elastomeric properties are created. (c) Higher More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0009084
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
... ), 1992 , p 10 – 18 6. Burton B.L. , The Thermooxidative Stability of Cured Epoxy Resins, Part 1 , J. Appl. Polym. Sci. , Vol 47 , 1993 , p 1821 10.1002/app.1993.070471013 7. Bondzic S. , Hodgkin J. , Krstina J. , and Mardel J. , Chemistry of Thermal Aging...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003550
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... to be considered in determining cause of failure in a product manufactured from a polymeric material. References References 1. Stevens M.P. , Polymer Chemistry: An Introduction , 2nd ed. , Oxford University Press , 1990 , p 43 2. Grulke E.A. , Solubility Parameter Values, Chap. VII...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003356
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... and the glass, flax, and hemp composites. Fig. 1 Harvester part manufactured using soybean-oil- based polymer resin Bio-Based Resins Polymers and polymeric composites are derived from petroleum reserves, and as the number of applications of polymeric materials continues to increase...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001278
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... substrates. Usually a modification is required that involves introducing some soft, low- T g polymeric segment into the polymer backbone or pendant to the chain of a high- T g acrylic polymer. This typically results in a good marriage of flexibility and hardness. The use of polycaprolactone...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003006
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... of this basic structure permits the engineers to understand which polymers may be acceptable for a certain application, and which may not. There are various possible classification schemes for polymers. Typical classification categories include polymerization process, chemical elements that make up the monomer...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003365
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
.... The imide monomers or oligomers are also derived from the typical condensation reaction to form the imide group, but polymer formation stems from the addition reaction. For completeness, the chemistry of both types and process conditions to fabricate articles are described in this article. Bismaleimides...
Book Chapter

By Rebecca Tuszynski
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003011
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... other polymeric materials, can be identified by a variety of names (systematic name, chemical name, a customary or common name, and commercial or trade names), as described in the article “Polymer Science for Engineers” in this Volume. ASTM D 1418, “Standard Practice for Rubber and Rubber Latices...