An essential source of trustworthy, current data for plastics engineers and technicians involved in selection of blowing and auxiliary agents
Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Information on data fields Chapter 3: Blowing and auxiliary agents 3.1: Activators 3.2: Azodicarbonamides 3.3: Crosslinkers 3.4: Dinitroso pentamethylene tetramines 3.5: Dispersions in polymer carriers 3.6: Foaming agent mixture with other additive(s) 3.7: Gasses 3.8: Hydrazides 3.9: Hydrocarbons 3.10: Hydrochlorocarbon 3.11: Hydrochlorofluorocarbon 3.12: Hydrofluorocarbons 3.13: Microspheres 3.14: Mixtures of foaming agents 3.15: Nucleating agents 3.16: Proprietary 3.17: Salts of carbonic and polycarbonic acids 3.18: Sodium bicarbonate 3.19: Sulfonyl semicarbazides 3.20: Surfactant 3.21: Tetrazoles 3.22: Water
George Wypych has a Ph.D. in chemical engineering. His professional expertise includes both university teaching (full professor) and research and development. He has published 18 books, 47 scientific papers, and he has obtained 16 patents. He specializes in polymer additives, polymer processing and formulation, material durability and the development of sealants and coatings.