All-encompassing handbook and unique reference for non-melt processible fluoropolymers - material properties, fabrication, and applications.
Introduction PART I 1 DISCOVERY AND HISTORY OF FLUOROPOLYMERS (new chapter) 2 Production and Market Statistics (new chapter) 3 Fundamentals 4 Fluoropolymers: Properties and Structure 5 Operational Classification of Fluoropolymers 6 Monomers 7 Polymerization and Finishing 8 Commercial Grades of Homopolymers PART II 9 Fabrication and Processing of Granular Polytetrafluoroethylene 10 Fabrication and Processing of Fine Powder Polytetrafluoroethylene 11 Fabrication and Processing of PTFE Dispersions 12 Processing of Polychlorotrifluoroethylene 13 Manufacturing Fluoroadditives (Expand) 14 Filled Fluoropolymer Compounds 15 Chemical Properties of Fluoropolymers 16 Properties of Tetrafluoroethylene Homopolymers 17 Properties of Chlorotrifluoroethylene Homopolymers 18 Fabrication Techniques for Fluoropolymers 19 Typical Applications of Fluoropolymers (add in PCTFE applications) 20 Safety, Disposal, and Recycling of Fluoropolymers Appendix I: Permeability Properties of Polytetrafluoroethylene Appendix II: Permeability Properties of Polychlorotrifluoroethylene Appendix III: Trademarks Glossary Index
Sina Ebnesajjad is the series editor of Plastics Design Library (PDL) published in the William Andrew imprint of Elsevier. This Series is a unique series, comprising technology and applications handbooks, data books and practical guides tailored to the needs of practitioners. Sina was the editor-in-chief of William Andrew Publishing from 2005 to 2007, which was acquired by Elsevier in 2009. He retired as a Senior Technology Associate in 2005 from the DuPont fluoropolymers after nearly 24 years of service. Sina founded of FluoroConsultants Group, LLC in 2006 where he continues to work. Sina earned his Bachelor of Science from the School of Engineering of the University of Tehran in 1976, Master of Science and PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, all in Chemical Engineering. He is author, editor and co-author of fifteen technical and data books including five handbooks on fluoropolymers technology and applications. He is author and co-author of three books in surface preparation and adhesion of materials, two of which are in their second editions. Sina has been involved with technical writing and publishing since 1974.His experiences include fluoropolymer technologies (polytetrafluoroethylene and its copolymers) including polymerization, finishing, fabrication, product development, failure analysis, market development and technical service. Sina holds six patents.