Handbook of Sealant Technology (Paperback)

Handbook of Sealant Technology By K. L. Mittal (Editor), A. Pizzi (Editor) Cover Image
By K. L. Mittal (Editor), A. Pizzi (Editor)
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Sealing is an age-old problem that dates back to our earliest attempts to create a more comfortable living environment. Prehistoric people used natural sealants such as earth, loam, grass, and reeds to protect the interior of their homes against the weather. Today's applications extend to a myriad of uses. The Handbook of Sealant Technology provides an in-depth examination of sealants, reviewing their historical developments and fundamentals, adhesion theories and properties, and today's wide range of applications.

Featuring contributions from international academic and industry experts, this comprehensive, illustrated reference explores:

The history of sealants from the Stone Age to the present

The testing and durability of sealants and sealed joints

The use of organofunctional silanes in sealant technology

Hot melt and intumescent sealants

Urethane waterproofing membrane systems

Foam back-up materials

Sealants for use in construction, bridge expansion joints, and automotive electronics

Fibrin sealants for biomedical applications

As technology continues to develop, the potential for sealant use grows exponentially. This valuable reference guide provides a window on the past and offers insight into the extent of future possibilities in a host of industries.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780367577285
ISBN-10: 0367577283
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: June 30th, 2020
Pages: 554
Language: English