The SPE Library contains thousands of papers, presentations, journal briefs and recorded webinars from the best minds in the Plastics Industry. Spanning almost two decades, this collection of published research and development work in polymer science and plastics technology is a wealth of knowledge and information for anyone involved in plastics.
A sustainable solution for hazardous waste from roughing and carding processes generates nontoxic rubber composites for use in shoe soles.
Modified models for predicting steady peeling of polymer thin film and the onset of peeling defects help set the boundaries of a stable operating domain.
Superimposed cyclic tension or shear stress increases time-dependent deformation, while constant stress accelerates accumulation of ratcheting strain in cyclic tension or shear loading.
The differing compatibilities of organoclay, thermotropic liquid crystalline polymer, and polyethylene produce a range of structural and flow behaviors in their blended forms.
A single-component additive in polypropylene not only enhances flame retardancy, but also creates a char that helps to prevent dripping.
Polyethylene added to asphalt in different amounts alters the rutting properties of the blend at higher temperatures and frequency loading, but generally does not significantly improve elastic resilience.
Biopolymer-based composites reinforced with a byproduct of coconut-fiber processing were made successfully using compression molding.
Doped polyaniline composites exhibit dielectric behavior that depends on the temperature as well as the doping levels of Cu!sup!2+!/sup! and Zn!sup!2+!/sup!.
The initial step in blending polypropylene with unmodified and surface-functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes has a significant effect on final dispersion and thermal properties.
A class of poly(amino acids) often used in medical and pharmaceutical applications forms potentially useful extended associations above a critical concentration.
A peroxide curing agent that provides a high degree of crosslinking results in a material with low wear.
Increasing the mineral content of a polymer composite and decreasing the particle size of the additive improves protection against fire.
Ultrasonochemistry and evaporation-induced self-assembly can achieve fabrication of uniformly distributed, high-concentration multiform nanostructures.
Using microcellular injection molding to prepare renewable polymer composites could lead to components with lower cost, improved material properties, and an extended range of applications.
UV curing enables fabrication of nanostructured epoxy/clay coatings that exhibit improved packaging properties.
A new nanoinfusion technique produces stable dispersions of metallic particles in melt-processed plastic articles.
Residual stresses during quasi-simultaneous laser-transmission welding of thermoplastics are minimized at relatively high laser powers, low joining pressures, and high scanning rates.
A novel optical system inserted into a cavity mold can accurately monitor crystallization kinetics of nanopolymers with high repeatability.
Defect-behavior tendency curves improve injection-process effectiveness and quality control.
A polymer matrix containing two inorganic fillers exhibits significantly enhanced mechanical and thermodynamic properties compared with both pure high-density polyethylene and binary composites.
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