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Mechanical, chemical & flammability properties of ABS/PVC blends

Hashim, Shahrir and Hassan, Azman and Chew, Sau Yen (2003) Mechanical, chemical & flammability properties of ABS/PVC blends. Project Report. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The first completely synthetic plastic, phenol-formaldehyde, was introduced by Baekeland in 1909, nearly four decades after Hyatt had developed a semisynthetic plastic-cellulose nitrate (Chanda and Roy, 1993). In 1927 poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) and cellulose acetate were developed, and 1929 saw the introduction of urea- formaldehyde (UF) resins (Chanda and Roy, 1993). The development of new polymeric materials proceeded at an even faster pace after the war. Epoxies were developed in 1947, and acrylonitrile-butad iene-styrene (ABS) terpolymer in 1948 (Chanda and Roy, 1993). The next two decades saw the commercial development of a number of highly temperature-resistance materials. More recently, other new polymer materials were introduced, including several exotic materials which are mostly very expensive.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:polymeric materials, ABS, PVC
Subjects:T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions:Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering (Formerly known)
ID Code:2710
Deposited By: Siti Kholijah Abdul Mudalip
Deposited On:18 May 2007 08:39
Last Modified:11 Oct 2017 01:54

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