Synthesis (Manufacture, Production) of Plastics

  • Peter EyererEmail author
Part of the The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry book series (HEC, volume 11)


Addition polymerization (chain reaction, multistep reaction) and condensation polymerization are very briefly summarized from an engineering perspective. The influences of synthesis on opportunities and risks of raw materials for plastics are listed. This chapter closes with some brief examples of plastics chemical production.


Influences of Synthesis on Properties Polymerization Process Engineering Synthesis (Manufacture, Production) 


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