The first in a new series on polymeric foams, polymeric foams. Mar 10, 2019 handbook of polymeric foams and foam technology by daniel klempner, 2004, hanser publishers, hanser gardener i. Pdfhandbook of polymeric foams and foam technology. This book is the inaugural volume a series entitled polymeric foams. Polymeric foams structurepropertyperformance 1st edition. The effectiveness of some mixtures of halogen free flame retardants i. A design guide is a response to the design challenges faced by engineers in a growing market with evolving standards, new regulations, and an ever. Sheets protective packaging polystyrene foams floor insulation. Use the link below to share a fulltext version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Brief history polymer foams were first made in the 1930s and 40s, with foamed polystyrene being the first polymer foam in 1931. The book is the intended to help scientists, engineers and technicians in their efforts to develop practical solutions for industrial design and. Even though nanomodification of foams has been studied in the past decade, the development of lightweight foams with high electrical conductivity is relatively less investigated. All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so dont worry about it. This handbook explores the applications of polymer foams, and the properties that.
Effect of a plasticizerblowing agent over ps fixed shear rate 100 0 0 2 4 6 8 10. This book captures the most dynamic advances in processes. A method the preparation of rigid foams by reacting an organic polyisocyanate with an isocyanatereactive material in the presence of a blowing promoter characterised in that the isocyanatereactive material comprises at least one isocyanatereactive cyclic carbonate or isocyanatereactive cyclic urea, the reaction being performed in the presence of an inert insoluble organic liquid which is. New foams made from the growing bioplastics industry are outside our scope. This handbook is designed to support engineers in their efforts to develop practical solutions for industrial design and manufacturing challenges. A design guide is a response to the design challenges faced by engineers in a growing market with evolving standards, new regulations and an everincreasing variety of application types for polymeric foam. Halogenfree flame retardants for polymeric foams sciencedirect.
Pdf polymer foams have low density, good heat insulation, good. A consortium of a number of european eps manufacturers was successful in its. Improved insulating characteristics and firesmoke resistance. As noted at the beginning of this chapter, the polymeric foams covered in the scope of this study are the older conventional foams made from synthetic plastics produced from chemical and petrochemical feedstocks. He was the author of the first three editions of plastics. Handbook of polymeric foams and foam technology edited by daniel klempner and kurt c. Polymeric foams for flexible and highly sensitive low. The flame retardant polymeric fr is available in sufficient quantities, which is why there was no need to make use of an exceptional provision, explains giorgio greening, head of basfs global business unit styrenic foams. A method for the preparation of rigid foams by reacting an organic polyisocyanate with an isocyanatereactive material in the presence of a blowing promoter characterized in that the isocyanatereactive material comprises at least one isocyanatereactive cyclic carbonate or isocyanatereactive cyclic urea, the reaction being performed in the presence of an inert insoluble organic liquid which.
The material finds use in numerous items, from hotdrink cups and food containers to running shoes, furniture, automotive seating, and window frames. Stabilization of polymer foams 1 antiplasticizer effect the blowing agent molecules when also plasticizers leave the thinner parts faster than the thicker ones, contributing to hardening in those areas. Polymeric foams are naturallike light materials that are widely used owing to a combination of exceptional properties and low cost compared with similar materials. Handbook of polymeric foams and foam technology, daniel. Polymeric foams structurepropertyperformance overdrive. This is the case of polymeric foams, which may display good structural properties alongside functional characteristics through complex composition and microstructure, in which a gaseous phase is combined with rigid ones, mainly based on nanoparticles, dispersed throughout the polymer matrix. Science and technology crc press book polymers are among the major hallmarks of 20thcentury science, and the explosive outgrowth and tremendous importance of polymeric foams is a testament to their amazing versatility and unique properties. Microstructure and engineering applications, as well as the polymer foams handbook, published in 2007. Apr 12 2020 polymericfoamsmechanismsandmaterialspolymericfoamsseries 11 pdf drive search and download pdf files for free.
Polymer foams have low density, good heat insulation, good. In recent years, foams have experienced a major economic uprise, not least due to their lightweight construction potential. Handbook of polymeric foams and foam technology book, 1991. Handbook of polymeric foams and foam technology hanser publishers 4. As demand for these materials increase, so does innovation in the development of new processes and products. Polymer foams are made up of a solid and gas phase mixed together to form a. Download handbook of polymeric foams and foam technology book pdf free download link or read online here in pdf. Polymeric foams are sturdy yet lightweight materials with applications across a variety of industries, from packaging to aerospace. It describes all classes of polymeric foams, including their chemistry, synthesis, commercial production methods, properties, and applications. Frisch with 179 figures and 79 tables hanser publishers, munich vienna new york barcelona distributed in the united states of america and in canada by oxford university press new york. Introduction to plastic foams andre moreira polymer physics, basf ag ludwigshafen, germany les houches, jan. Bernard obi, an author with wide experience in testing, characterizing and applying polymer.
Oct 01, 2019 polymeric comparative more polymeric, superlative most polymeric chemistry of, relating to, or consisting of a polymer. Mechanisms and materials provides the basics of foaming. In this article, a new process variation is presented, which enables the. Polymeric foams for flexible and highly sensitive lowpressure capacitive sensors. Pdf recent trends of foaming in polymer processing. Polymeric foams and foam technology 2e hanser publications. Handbook of polymeric foams and foam technology, daniel klempner and kurt c. Pdf handbook of polymeric foams and foam technology. Generally, thermoplastic and thermoset foams have been treated as two separate practices in industry. Advantages and disadvantages of polymeric foams in comparison to solid polymers. Handbook of polymeric foams and foam technology pdf book. Polymeric foams and foam technology 2e klempner, daniel on.782 717 1476 105 596 217 58 1651 1062 297 1393 439 598 778 640 248 885 1292 342 1684 394 194 443 662 549 891 330 992 297 1058 1009 907 208 1451 1291 960 752 1081 587 1457 784