The Effect of UV Light and Weather on Plastics and Elastomers, Fourth Edition, provides critical data on the effect of UV light and weathering on plastics and elastomers, enabling engineers, designers and R&D professionals to select the right materials when developing plastics products for a range of industries and applications. This information will also support academic researchers and scientists in developing polymeric materials for advanced applications.
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1. Introduction to Plastics and Polymers Compositions 2. Introduction to the Weathering of Plastics 3. Introduction to Plastic Properties 4. Styrenic Plastics 5. Polyesters 6. Polyimides 7. Polyamides Nylons 8. Polyolefins 9. Polyvinyls and Acrylics 10. Fluoropolymers 11. High-Temperature/High-Performance Polymers 12. Elastomers and Rubbers 13. Sustainable Polymers
Larry McKeen has a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin and worked for DuPont Fluoroproducts from 1978-2014. As a Senior Research Associate Chemist, he was responsible for new product development including application technology and product optimization for particular end-uses, and product testing. He retired from DuPont at the end of 2014 and is currently a consultant.