Accession Number : ADA306538

Title :   Proceedings of Information Meeting on Irradiated Wood-Plastic Materials Held at Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois on 15 September, 1965,

Corporate Author : UNION CARBIDE CORP OAK RIDGE TN

Personal Author(s) : Greene, Ralph E. ; Baker, Philip S.

PDF Url : ADA306538

Report Date : APR 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 125

Abstract : Topics presented at this conference include: (1) The Atomic Energy Commission's Program in Wood-Plastic Materials; (2) Basic Research on Irradiated Wood-Plastic Combinations; (3) Polymerization and Polymer Properties as Related to Wood-Plastic Combinations; (4) A Testing Program to Investigate Certain Physical and Mechanical Properties of Selected Wood-Plastic Combinations; (5) A Progress Report on a Feasibility and Conceptual Design Study of the Wood-Plastic Combinations Process; (6) Radiation and its Commercial Future; (7) Summary Report of Radiation Processed Wood-Plastic Materials; (8) Potential Applications of Irradiated Wood-Plastic Materials; (9) Commercial Production of Wood-Plastic Combinations; (10) The Opportunity for Commercial Use of Irradiated Wood-Plastic Materials in the Furniture Industry; (11) Potential of Wood-Plastic Combinations in the Sporting-Goods Industry; and (12) Potential Commercial Manufacture and Use of Hardwood Plywood Plastic Combinations.

Descriptors :   *POLYMERS, *COMPOSITE MATERIALS, *IRRADIATION, *PLASTICS, *WOOD, MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, SYMPOSIA, COMMERCE, POLYMERIZATION, PLYWOOD, HARDWOODS, FURNITURE.

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Plastics
      Wood, Paper and Related Forestry Products

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE