© 1982

Reaction Injection Molding and Fast Polymerization Reactions

  • Jiri E. Kresta

Part of the Polymer Science and Technology book series (POLS, volume 18)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Development of RIM in the U.S.A. and Japan

    1. Kaneyoshi Ashida
      Pages 11-30
  3. Polyurethane RIM Systems — Structure/Properties Relationship

    1. Richard J. Zdrahala, Frank E. Critchfield
      Pages 55-62
    2. R. B. Turner, H. L. Spell, J. A. Vanderhider
      Pages 63-76
    3. R. E. Camargo, C. W. Macosko, M. V. Tirrell, S. T. Wellinghoff
      Pages 95-118
  4. Non-Urethane RIM Systems

    1. L. M. Alberino, D. F. Regelman
      Pages 133-146
    2. J. E. Kresta, K. H. Hsieh, C. L. Wang
      Pages 165-179
    3. F. L. Cook, J. D. Muzzy, T. N. Montgomery, R. M. Burton, K. E. Domeshek
      Pages 181-207
  5. RIM Engineering and Technology

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 299-302

About this book


The emergence of reaction injection molding (RIM) has been fol­ lowed by the industry with mounting interest. RIM technology has brought to polymer processing a new flexibility and savings in both energy and capital investment. The new developments and the number of engineers and scientists working in RIM is growing at so fast a rate that there is need for sharing information on progress in this area. This book is based on papers presented at the International Symposium on Reaction Injection Molding which was held in 1981 in Atlanta, Georgia, and was sponsored by the American Chemical Society, Division of Organic Coatings and Plastics Chemistry. The book is divided into four parts covering different areas of RIM development. The first part is devoted to the future trends of RIM develop­ ment in the United States and Japan. The structure-properties relationship and effects of annealing on properties of RIM elastomers are covered in the second part. New non-urethane polymers such as polyamides, polyisocyanurates and polystyrene suitable for RIM processing are discussed in the third part. In the last part the engineering and technological aspects of RIM, such as glass reinforcement, mixing, flow and moldability are covered in detail. Finally I would like to thank Mrs. Iris Glebe for typing this book and for help with editing, and K. Zielinski for his assistance v vi PREFACE in reviewing and, when necessary, correcting some of the papers. Thanks is also due to the editors of Plenum for their patience and helpfulness.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Jiri E. Kresta
    • 1
  1. 1.Polymer InstituteUniversity of DetroitDetroitUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Reaction Injection Molding and Fast Polymerization Reactions
  • Authors Jiri E. Kresta
    International Symposium on Reaction Injection Molding
    American Chemical Society Division of Organic Coati
  • Series Title Polymer Science and Technology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1982
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-306-41120-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4684-8735-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4684-8733-6
  • Series ISSN 0093-6286
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages , 302
  • Number of Illustrations 55 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Physics, general
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