This comprehensive, long-needed reference provides the thorough understanding required tomodify and manipulate rigid PVC's thermal/shear sensitivity and rheological properties, helpingyou utilize rigid PVC most effectively in manufacturing applications as diverse as pipes,house siding, bottles , window frames, and packaging films.With complete, up-to-the-minute coverage in one convenient source, Engineering with RigidPVC encompasses rheological principles, resin properties, and additive modification, as wellas polymer preparation, melt processing, and forming techniques ... major conversion operationsand their manufacturing applications-including actual commercial formulations andprocesses .. . quality control procedures necessary to monitor compounding processes ...aspects of processability critical for product development and improvement .. . and muchmore.International in scope, this time- and money-saver is an eseential daily resource for all professionalsinvolved in Engineering with Rigid PVC, including plastics engineers, polymer chemists,process engineers, and plastics processors and technicians. Furthermore, the volume isideal for training programs and professional seminars, and is an outstanding supplement forstudents in polymer chemistry , materials science , and plastics engineering.

chapter 1|14 pages


ByI. Luis Gomez

chapter 2|83 pages

Rigid PVC: Polymer Preparation

ByI. Luis Gomez

chapter 3|52 pages

Rigid PVC Rheology

ByI. Luis Gomez

chapter 4|94 pages

Rigid PVC Extrusion

ByI. Luis Gomez

chapter 5|56 pages

Extrusion Blow Molding of Rigid PVC Containers

ByW. J. Fudakowski

chapter 6|61 pages

Rigid PVC Injection Molding

ByJohn A. Baclawski, Jerry L. Murrey

chapter 7|21 pages

Injection Blow-Molding of Rigid PVC Containers

ByRobert Delong, I. Luis Gomez

chapter 8|54 pages

Calendered Rigid PVC Products

ByA. William M. Coaker

chapter 9|15 pages

Thermoforming of Rigid PVC Sheet

ByRobert A. McCarthy