11. Plastics: Thermoplastics, Thermosets, and Elastomers

  1. Myer Kutz
  1. Edward N. Peters

Published Online: 8 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch11

Handbook of Materials Selection

Handbook of Materials Selection

How to Cite

Peters, E. N. (2002) Plastics: Thermoplastics, Thermosets, and Elastomers, in Handbook of Materials Selection (ed M. Kutz), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. doi: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., Albany, NY, USA

Author Information

  1. General Electric Company, Selkirk, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471359241

Online ISBN: 9780470172551

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Keywords:

  • thermosetting thermoplastic materials;
  • polymerization;
  • surfactants and solvents;
  • thermo-oxidative stability;
  • elastomers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Commodity Thermoplastics

  • Engineering Thermoplastics

  • Fluorinated Thermoplastics

  • Thermosets

  • General-Purpose Elastomers

  • Specialty Elastomers

  • References