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Mixing and Compounding of Polymers 2E (eBook)

Theory and Practice
Copyright: 2009
ISBN: 9783446433717
PDF: 1158 pages
$239.99 (US)

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Mixing and Compounding of Polymers 2E
Manas-Zloczower, I.


I Mechanisms and Theory—Basic Concepts. Mixing of Miscible Fluids. Mixing of Immiscible Fluids. Dispersive Mixing of Solid Additives. A Kinematic Approach to Distributive Mixing. Number of Passage Distribution Functions. Mixing Measures. II Mixing Equipment–Modeling, Simulation, Visualization—Flow Field Analysis of a Banbury Mixer. CFD Simulations of Static Mixers: A Survey. Flow Visualization in Internal Mixers. Continuous Equipment Simulation–Single Screw. Modeling Flow in Twin Screw Extrusion. Continuous Equipment Simulation–Co-Kneader. Continuous Equipment Simulation–Mixing Devices. Continuous Process Visualization: Visual Observation, On-line Monitoring, Model-Fluid Extrusion and Simulation. Scale-Up of Mixing Equipment. Scale-Down of Mixing Equipment: Microfluids. III Compounding—Compounding (Theory and Practice). Solid Additives. Compatibilizers–Mechanisms and Theory. Dispersion of Two-Dimensional Nanoparticals in Polymer Melts. Effect of Mixing on Properties of Compounds. IV Mixing Practices—Internal Mixers. Mixing in Single-Screw Extruders. Mixing Practices in Co-Rotating Twin Screw Extruders. Intermeshing Twin Screw Extruders. Reactive Compounding. Continuous Mixers.


Completely updated, the second edition of this classic handbook provides a representative state-of-the-art review of mixing and compounding technology in polymer processing. It covers all aspects of mixing, from the basic principles to the various practical applications, with due consideration to material properties and mixing devices. Topics include: basic mixing mechanisms; latest modeling, flow simulation, visualization, and scale-up concepts; properties of additives and their effects on the compound; and current mixing practices.

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Manas-Zloczower, I.