"Describes new modification methods and applications for natural, synthetic, thermoplastic, and thermoset polymers that result from economic forces, commercial processes, and the latest research and development. Features chemical and physical technologies such as sulfonation, alkylation, acid/base hydrolysis, hydrogenation, stress orienting, anneal

chapter 1|20 pages

Introduction to Polymer Modification

chapter 2|46 pages

Cellulose Modification

chapter 3|78 pages

Modification of Lignin

chapter 4|40 pages

Modification of Starch

chapter 5|44 pages

Modification of Natural Gums

chapter 6|44 pages

Modification of Polyethylene

chapter 7|20 pages

Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene

chapter 8|58 pages

Modification of Polystyrene

chapter 9|80 pages

Modification of Poly(Vinyl Chloride)

chapter 10|48 pages

Modification of Nylon

chapter 11|96 pages

Modification of Epoxy Resins