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Polymer Durability: Degradation, Stabilization, and Lifetime Prediction (Advances in Chemistry Series)

ISBN13: 9780841231344
ISBN: 0841231346
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $150.0
Publisher: An American Chemical Society Publication
Published Date:
Pages: 728

Provides a comprehensive overview of the science of polymer durability. Discusses the molecular mechanisms of polymer aging and deterioration, emphasizing UV and thermal exposure environments. Describes a variety of analytical techniques for studying degradation, with special emphasis on chemiluminescence. Covers advances in the use of additives and other approaches for enhancing polymer stability. Reviews mechanisms and applications of major classes of stabilizers, and discusses the problem of stabilizer migration and loss. Examines new methods for predicting the aging rate and lifetime of a material.