21. Characterization and Identification of Plastics

  1. Myer Kutz
  1. Vishu Shah

Published Online: 8 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch21

Handbook of Materials Selection

Handbook of Materials Selection

How to Cite

Shah, V. (2002) Characterization and Identification of Plastics, in Handbook of Materials Selection (ed M. Kutz), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. doi: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch21

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Consultek, Brea, California, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471359241

Online ISBN: 9780470172551



  • polymerization process;
  • Newtonian and non- Newtonian fluid;
  • gel permeation chromatography;
  • thermal analysis;
  • infrared spectroscopy


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Material Characterization Tests

  • Identification Analysis of Plastic Materials

  • Bibliography