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|Main Title||Industrial process profiles for environmental use. Chapter 10, The Plastics and resins production industry /|
|CORP Author||Radian Corporation.|
|Publisher||U.S. Department of Commerce, National Technical Information Service,|
|Report Number||EPA/600-2-85-085; EPA-68-02-3994|
|Subjects||Environmental impact statements--United States. ; Environmental protection--United States. ; Plastics industry and trade--Environmental aspects--United States.|
|Additional Subjects||Environmental impacts ; Industrial wastes ; Chemical industry ; Plastics ; Resins ; Plastics processing ; Catalogs(Publications) ; Process charting ; Alkyd resins ; Amino resins ; Phenolic resins ; Olefin resins ; Polyurethane resins ; Thermoplastic resins ; Addition resins ; Polyamide resins ; Polyacetals|
|Collation||xvi, 741 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm|
The report presents a detailed analysis of the plastics and resins production industry, which includes operations that convert industrial organic chemicals into solid or liquid polymers. Elements of the analysis include an industry definition, raw materials, products and manufacturers, environmental impacts, and occupational health concerns. The following polymers are discussed: acrylic resins, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS), alkyd molding resins, amino resins, engineering thermoplastics, epoxies, fluoropolymers, phenolic resins, polyacetal, polyamides, polimides, polyolefins (polybutylene, polyethylenes, polypropylene), polycarbonate, polyesters, polystyrenes, polyurethane, polyvinyl acetate and alcohol, polyvinyl chloride, polyvinylidene chloride, and styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN).
"PB85-245 280." "EPA/600-2-85-085." "July 1985." "EPA Contract No. 68-02-3994." Includes bibliographical references.