Accession Number : AD0756214

Title :   Plastics Fabrication by Ultraviolet, Infrared, Induction, Dielectric and Microwave Radiation Methods.

Descriptive Note : State-of-the-Art rept. 1960-1971,

Corporate Author : PLASTICS TECHNICAL EVALUATION CENTER DOVER N J

Personal Author(s) : Readdy,Arthur F. , Jr

Report Date : APR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 160

Abstract : The actual and possible uses of essentially non-ionizing radiation in the fabrication of plastics are surveyed. Ultraviolet, infrared, induction, dielectric and microwave heating are explored. Included are discussions of those methods which have reached industrial acceptance, and those techniques which have reasonably well- defined commercial potential. Details are given on plastic products fabrication and general process economics. Advantages and disadvantages are delineated. These topics are supplemented by limited discussion on the theory and the physics of the various radiations. (Author-PL)

Descriptors :   (*POLYMERIZATION, HEATING), (*PLASTICS, POLYMERIZATION), INDUCTION HEATING, ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION, INFRARED RADIATION, MICROWAVES, RADIO WAVES, PRODUCTION, COSTS, BONDING, CASTING, MOLDINGS, PLASTIC COATINGS, INKS, REINFORCED PLASTICS

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Plastics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE