Polymer recycling science, technology, and applications by John Scheirs

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Published by Wiley in Chichester, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Plastics -- Recycling.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementJohn Scheirs.
SeriesWiley series in polymer science
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTP1175.R43 S34 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 591 p. :
Number of Pages591
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL349850M
ISBN 100471970549
LC Control Number98009177

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Polymer Identification Techniques. Polymers tend to be mutually immiscible. This makes it difficult to clearly identify the types of polymers.

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Quantity of Polymers Used In Germany, a total of 11 million tons of polymers were produced inwhich is about 10% of the world.

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He has worked on projects concerning the fracture, stress cracking, processing, characterization and recycling of styrenic polymers. John has authored over 50 scientific papers, including 8 encyclopedia chapters, and a number of books on polymer analysis and polymer recycling.

This timely reference on the topic is the only book you need for a complete overview of recyclable polymers. Following an introduction to various polymer structures and their resulting properties, the main part of the book deals with different methods of recycling. It discusses in detail the recycling of such common polymers as polyethylene, polypropylene and PET, as well as rubbers.

Introduction [edit | edit source]. This literature review supports the following project: Life cycle analysis of distributed polymer recycling. See also: Energy Payback Time of a Solar Photovoltaic Powered Waste Plastic Recyclebot System MOST group articles on waste plastic extrusion [edit | edit source].

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Paper may be placed in paper bags (optional). Flatten all corrugated cardboard and paperboard boxes. Remove any non-paper packing material; Rinse all recyclables free of food residue and remove lids. Use PAPER bags when possible.

It is okay to leave the caps on your plastic containers.

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