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Bio-Based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites. Plastics Design Library

  • ID: 3329218
  • Book
  • 230 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Bio-based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites provides engineers and materials scientists a useful framework to help take advantage of the latest research conducted in this rapidly advancing field-enabling them to develop and commercialize their own products quickly and more successfully.

Plant oil is one of the most attractive options as a substitute for non-renewable resources in polymers and composites, and is producing materials with very promising thermomechanical properties relative to traditional, petroleum-based polymers. In addition to critical processing and characterization information, the book assists engineers in deciding whether or not they should use a plant oil-based polymer over a petroleum-based polymer, discussing sustainability concerns, biodegradability, associated costs, and recommended applications.

The book details the advancements in the development of polymeric materials and composites from plant oils, and provides a critical review of current applications in various fields, including packaging, biomedical, and automotive applications. Also includes the latest progress in developing multifunctional biobased polymers-by increasing thermal conductivity or adding antibacterial properties, for example.

- Essential coverage of processing, characterization, and the latest research into polymeric materials and composites derived from plant oils (thermoplastics, thermosets, nanocomposites, and fiber reinforced composites)- Critically reviews the potential applications of plant oil-based polymers, including sensors, structural parts, medical devices, and automotive interiors- Includes the latest developments in multifunctional bio-based polymer composites

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1. Introduction of Plant Oils
2. Plant oil-based derivatives
3. Plant oil-based polyurethane
4. Plant oil-based polyhydroxyurethane
5. Plant oil-based polyester
6. Plant oil-based polyether
7. Plant oil-based epoxy and other polymers
8. Enzyme assisted plant oil-based polymers
9. Plant oil-based nanocomposites
10. Fiber reinforced plant oil-based composites
11. Industrial applications of plant oil-based products
12. Future of plant oil-based products
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Madbouly, Samy
Zhang, Chaoqun
Kessler, Michael R.
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