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Title Flammability handbook for plastics / Carlos J. Hilado.
Imprint Lancaster, Pa. : Technomic Pub. Co., ©1998.


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Edition 5th ed.
Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 326 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Plastics -- Flammability -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre Handbooks and manuals.
Electronic books.
Contents Acknowledgement; Introduction; A Plastics Alphabet; An Organization Alphabet; Materials for the Plastics Industry; Physical Classification Commercial Classification Functional Classification Chemical Classification Olefin Polymers Vinyl Polymers Engineering Thermoplastics Other Thermoplastics Thermosetting Polymers Blends and Alloys Thermoplastic Elastomers Conductive Plastics; ; Decomposition, Combustion,
And Propagation; The Burning Process on a Micro Scale The Burning Process on a Macro Scale The Burning Process on a Mass Scale Combustion and People; ; Fire Response Characteristics; Types of Fire Response Characteristics Smolder Susceptibility Ignitability Flash-Fire Propensity Flame Spread Heat Release Fire Endurance Ease of Extinguishment Smoke Evolution Toxic Gas Evolution Corrosive Gas Evolution; ; Flammability Tests; Types of Flammability Tests Tests for Smolder Susceptibility Tests for Ignitability Tests for Flash-Fire Propensity Tests for Flame Spread Tests for Heat Release Tests for Fire Endurance Tests for Ease of Extinguishment Tests for Smoke Evolution Tests for Toxic Gas Evolution Tests for Corrosive Gas Evolution Multicapability Test Methods; ; Design of the Material; Design of the Material Flame Retardance Mechanisms Flame Retarding Various Polymers Smoke Retardance Mechanisms Smoke Retarding Various Polymers Smolder Retardance Mechanisms Reducing
Toxic Gas Evolution Reducing Corrosive Gas Evolution Design of the Application Fire Control and Extinguishment; ; Market Acceptance Criteria; Markets for the Plastics Industry Types of Acceptance Criteria The Building Market The Transportation Market The Packaging Market The Electrical and Electronics Market The Consumer Goods Market The Industrial Goods Market The International Market; ; Flammability and Product Liability; History of Product Liability Litigation Fire Losses and Litigation Major Fire Litigation Vulnerability of Plastics to Fire Litigation; ; Flammability and Environmental Concerns; Chlorofluorocarbons and Flammability Recycling of Plastics Depolymerization of Plastics Incineration of Plastics; ; Commercial Fire, Smoke, and Smolder Retardants
Other Title Print version: Hilado, Carlos J., 1933- Flammability handbook for plastics. 5th ed. Lancaster, Pa. : Technomic Pub. Co., ©1998 1566766516