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POLYMER MATERIALS ENGINEERING

Web Resources

Polymer Information

    Educational Resource- The Macrogalleria (Check out Level 2; Southern Mississippi)

    Polymer Processing

    American Plastics Council (production statistics in US, history, etc.)

    MatWeb (Material Type Search)

    Plasticsnet.com (buying, selling, info on manufacturers)

    PlasticsUSA

    General Info- Polymer Structure, Processing, Recycling (U. Illinois)

    http://www.plastics.org

    http://www.polystyrene.org

    http://www.polyurethane.org

    PVC

    http://www.plasticsresource.com/

    Cost-Resin Pricing for bulk

    Absorbent Polymers (Stockhausen)

 

Specialty Polymers

    Shearwater Polymers (Huntsville, AL) Poly(ethylene oxide)s

    Polysciences

    Birmingham Polymers Poly(lactide-co-glycolide)s biodegradable pharmaceutical grade

 

Polymer Manufacturers

    Thomas Register (look for chemical suppliers- catalogs & websites; requires free registration)

    Ticona (formerly part of Celanese)

    BASF Plastics

    Dow Chemical Polymers and Plastics (Union Carbide polymers)

    DuPont Product List

 

Material Information

    Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

      MSDS - Alrdich Products

      MSDS - General (Vermont SIRI)

      Links to Other Sources of MSDS

    ChemFinder Database

    Chemical properties and Databases (NIST)

    IUPAC Nomenclature

    ChemCenter (ACS-search engine, structures, career/employment)

 

Library Resources

     Chemical and Engineering News Magazine (Online)

     Engineering Index (EI) Village (search for research articles)

     Chemical Engineering Resources (Rodgers Library)

     MLA Reference Style Guidelines

 

(note: some links will only work from the UA campus)

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