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iSmithers Rapra Publishing

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  • 3D Imaging and Display Technologiesby David Saddington

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2011; US$ 390.00

    Three-dimensional (3D) imaging and display technology have moved on dramatically from the days of red-and-blue cardboard 3D glasses that audiences used to wear when watching 3D movies. Advances in 3D were made possible through parallel evolutions of materials, techniques, processes and other technologies that made high-definition 3D images possible... more...

  • 50 Years of Polymer Testingby Roger Brown

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2009; US$ 75.00

    Since the beginning of the rubber and plastics industries, an essential requirement has been that the materials and the products are tested for quality control, to establish their fitness for purpose and to provide design data. This book gives a unique personal account of the developments in the technology of physical testing of polymers and of the... more...

  • ARBURG Practical Guide to Injection Mouldingby Vannessa Goodship

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2004; US$ 135.00

    Injection moulding is the most widely used processing technique for plastics worldwide. As a leading machinery manufacturer Arburg have been running training courses in this subject for many years. Dr Goodship has edited the essential course material and added background information to produce an excellent book on the subject. This book includes many... more...

  • Active Packagingby iSmithers Rapra Publishing

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2003; US$ 460.00

    This report by Pira International looks at the latest developments, products and applications for the fast emerging area of active packaging. Long heralded as a solution to problems such as extending shelf life and improving food safety and quality, the technology has been slow to hit the mainstream outside of Japan as legislative barriers and cost... more...

  • AddCom 2012 - First for Additives and Compoundingby Smithers Rapra; Institute of Plastics Processing

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2012; US$ 165.00

    Additives and compounding are the two key aspects of good plastic manufacturing, and both were brought together in this year’s AddCom event. Building on the long-running Addcon series of conferences organised by Smithers Rapra, and IKV's well established Plastics Technology series, AddCom 2012 has been freshly researched to tackle the challenges... more...

  • Addcon 2009by Rapra Technology

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2009; US$ 180.00

    Europe's leading conference for the plastics additives and compounding industry is now in its fifteenth year. This conference saw cutting edge case studies on plastic additives, performance, processing and applications. Whether you're an additive supplier, compounder, manufacturer or end user of polymer materials, these proceedings provide... more...

  • Additive Migration from Plastics into Foodsby Roy Crompton

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2007; US$ 216.00

    Plastics are now being used on a large scale for the packaging of fatty and aqueous foodstuffs and beverages, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. Thus it is likely that some transfer of polymer additives will occur - adventitious impurities such as monomers, oligomers, catalyst remnants and residual polymerisation solvents and low molecular weight polymer... more...

  • Adhesion and Bonding to Polyolefinsby Derek M. Brewis; I. Mathieson

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2002; US$ 144.00

    Polyolefins have many and varied applications. Polyethylene is the most widely used plastic and olefinic elastomers, such as natural rubber and styrene-butadiene copolymers, predominate in many key components such as tyres. Many applications of polyolefins require good adhesion to other substrates such as adhesive bonding, lamination, painting, printing... more...

  • Adhesion to Fluoropolymersby D.M. Brewis; R.H. Dahm

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2005; US$ 153.00

    In this review the principles of adhesion are considered first (Section 2). Techniques that have greatly increased our understanding of adhesion to fluoropolymers are described in Section 3. Cases where good adhesion is achieved without a pretreatment are examined in Section 4. However, as pretreatments are usually needed to get the required level... more...

  • Advanced Compositesby D.K. Thomas

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 1987; US$ 72.00