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  • Recycled plasticsby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00

    There are a number of key issues relating to the use of recycled plastic for food contact applications: that contaminants from the post-consumer material may appear in the final food-contact product made from the recycled material; that recycled post-consumer material not regulated for food contact use may be incorporated into food contact packaging;... more...

  • Migration from printing inksby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00

    Since the food scare that developed from the discovery of the photo-initiator ITX (2-isopropylthioxanthone) in infant formula there has been a focus on migration of chemicals from printing inks, particularly photo-initiators and their decomposition products. This e-book examines the technology issues with regard to compliance with both the GMP Regulation... more...

  • Value-added chemicals from biomassby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00

    This e-book provides an overview of the structure of the nascent biomass-based chemical industry, the drivers and barriers for commercialisation, and current R&D programmes and initiatives for bio-based chemicals. It addresses the use of biomass-based feedstocks to create bio-based chemicals, biorefinery design and associated feedstock flow, intermediates... more...

  • Processing biopolymersby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00

    This e-book addresses the outlook for bio-based polymers and the drivers and challenges for these materials in the market. It addresses production economics, regulations, and investment and incentives. It details the state of the biopolymer industry, feedstocks and production processes used and key applications. This e-book looks at today's converting... more...

  • Testing tribocorrosion of passivating materials supporting research and industrial innovationby J.-P. Celis; P. Ponthiaux

    Maney Publishing 2012; US$ 192.00

    This book is intended primarily for industrial laboratories and technical centres interested in standardised tests in the field of tribology and combined tribology–corrosion. more...

  • Characterization of Ceramicsby Ronald Loehman

    Momentum Press 2010; US$ 98.00

    Ceramics are, in a general definition, materials that consist of man-made, inorganic, non-metallic solid material -- either existing in a crystalline state or non-crystalline state (i.e., glasses). Materials characterization techniques are used to ensure the structural and surface integrity of ceramics for their use in a wide variety of applications,... more...

  • Developments in Specialty Papersby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00

    The paper industry generally defines specialty papers as products that are given unique characteristics in their manufacture, converting or processing and that have properties suitable for specific purposes. Specialty papers are generally perceived to be higher added-value products, although their supply, demand and utility are relatively small compared... more...

  • Nanotechnology in Food Contact Applicationsby iSmithers Rapra Publishing

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2011; US$ 390.00

    Nanotechnology promises many benefits for food contact applications, but despite the bright outlook, there are some potential negatives. For instance, the dangers to consumers and the environment are not yet fully understood; nanoparticles can be more chemically reactive and bioactive than larger particles and existing toxicological and eco-toxicology... more...

  • Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Energy Technologiesby Tatsuki Ohji; Mrityunjay Singh; Elizabeth Hoffman; Matthew Seabaugh; Gary Yang

    Wiley 2012; US$ 130.00

    With contributed papers from the 2011 Materials Science and Technology symposia, this is a useful one-stop resource for understanding the most important issues in advances in materials science for environmental and energy technologies. Logically organized and carefully selected, the articles cover the themes of the symposia: Green Technologies for... more...

  • Carbon Science and Technologyby Pierre Delhaes

    Wiley 2012; US$ 97.95

    Carbon solids have been utilized by man since prehistoric times, first as a source of heat and then for other purposes; these are used as key markers for different civilizations. The essential role played by the use of coal mines during the industrial revolution as a main source of energy is a crucial point, which was then expanded through the development... more...