100+ years of plastics : Leo Baekeland and beyond / E. Thomas Strom, Seth C. Rasmussen, editor[s] ; sponsored by the ACS Division of History of Chemistry

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Subjects: Plastics--History
Chemistry, Technical
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, 2011
Series: ACS symposium series 1080
ACS symposium series 1080
LC Classification: T, TP
Alternate Titles: 100 plus years of plastics
One hundred plus years of plastics
Additional Authors: Strom, E. Thomas
Rasmussen, Seth C
American Chemical Society. Division of the History of Chemistry
Notes: LCCN: 2011041736
ISBN: 9780841226777 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0841226776 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Leo H. Baekeland -- A portrait of Leo H. Baekeland -- Materia polymerica : bakelite -- Leo Baekeland's legacy : 100 years of plastics -- History of interpenetrating polymer networks starting with bakelite-based compositions -- Historical perspectives on phenolic resins -- High temperature aromatic polyesters of p-hydroxybenzoic acid and their copolyesters -- In their own words : plastic pioneers in the chemical heritage foundation oral history archives -- History of polyethylene -- Electrically conducting plastics : revising the history of conjugated organic polymers -- Polymeric biomaterials : a history of use in musculoskeletal regenerative and reconstructive medicine
Physical Description: xi, 193 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 758646828
ISBN/ISSN: 9780841226777
0841226776

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