Low shear polymer powder processing provides unique solutions to many processing problems and offers a set of production techniques, frequently un-paralleled by other production methods. In recent years there has been increased interest in this field but no comprehensive review of the subject has been available until now. In this book, a team of experts have taken the novel approach of treating several processing techniques, such as compacted powder sintering, rotational moulding, powder coating, ram extrusion, and compression moulding, as diverse implementations of a single technology. The first chapters deal with the scientific and engineering fundamentals shared by various polymer powder processing techniques, and are followed by a detailed examination of each technique and some special effects. Polymer Powder Technology will prove invaluable to technologists, plastics and materials engineers, researchers and students working with various aspects of particulate polymer processing.
Partial table of contents:
Polymers for Powder Technology (H. Ulrich).
Particle Characterization (T. Meloy & M. Williams).
Behaviour of Powders in the Bulk (J. Bridgwater).
Mixing of Particulate Systems (N. Harnby).
Heat Transfer in Particulate Systems (D-W.
Sun & R. Crawford).
PROCESSING METHODS OF PARTICULATE POLYMERS.
Powder Coating (D. Richart).
Sintering of Compacted Thermoplastic Powders (M. Narkis).
Ram Extrusion of Particulate Polymers (N. Rosenzweig).
SPECIAL EFFECTS BY STRUCTURING OF PARTICULATE SYSTEMS.
Electrical Conductivity of Powder-Based Segregated Systems (M.Narkis).
Powder Impregnation of Advanced Composite Materials (L. Drzal, etal.).
Safety in Powder Handling (R. Prugh).
Number Of Pages: 644
Published: 28th September 1995
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 16.3
Weight (kg): 1.13
Edition Number: 1