PEEK(TM) polymer thermoplastic is featured in a processing guide that details the steps necessary to provide the proper care during handling, drying, and re-work of the material. Other sections include procedures for injection molding, extrusion, compression molding, and powder coating. In addition, graphs illustrate the effects of temperature on melt viscosity at a range of shear rates for the various grades.
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Although plastics make up only about 11% of all US municipal solid waste, many are actually more energy-dense than coal. Converting these non-recycled plastics into energy with existing technologies could reduce US coal consumption, as well as boost domestic energy reserves, says a new study.
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