2 edition of Plastics in the modern world found in the catalog.
Plastics in the modern world
Victor E. Yarsley
|Statement||[by] E. G. Couzens and V. E. Yarsley.|
|Series||Pelican books, A1016|
|Contributions||Couzens, Edward Gordon, 1887- joint author.|
|LC Classifications||TP1120 .Y35 1969|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||386|
|LC Control Number||74460460|
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“This eloquent, elegant book thoughtfully plumbs the consequences of our dependence on plastics” (The Boston Globe, A Best Nonfiction Book of ). From pacemakers to disposable bags, plastic built the modern world. But a century into our love affair, we’re starting to realize it’s not such a healthy relationship.
As journalist Susan Freinkel points out in this eye-opening book /5(9). This book gave support to my general approach of not giving up on books. The first half or so is extremely tedious, discussing in great numerical detail world output and consumption of a full range of materials: concrete, wood, steel, plastics, zinc, etc etc etc/5.
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Those are the words of an old love song, but it could just as easily be a song about plastics—the most versatile materials in our modern world. Plastics are plastic, which means we can mold them into pretty much anything, from car bodies and washing-up bowls to toilet.
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Since helping the Allies win World War II—think of nylon parachutes or lightweight airplane parts—plastics have transformed all our lives as few other inventions have, mostly for the better. Modern Plastics offers custom compounding and compression moldings of specialty high-performance engineering plastics.
Compression molding, where applicable can offer cost savings, (especially if a “near-net” shape can be produced), but attention must be paid to the physical properties differences between compression molded plastic shapes. This statistic displays the production volume of plastics worldwide (and in Europe) from to Inworld plastics production totaled around million metric tons.
Modern life would be impossible without plastic – but we have long since lost control over our invention.
If you want to take action to turn the tide on plastics, The World War of the. Plastic built the modern world. Where would we be without bike helmets, baggies, toothbrushes, and pacemakers?
But a century into our love affair with plastic, were starting to realize its not such a healthy relationship. Plastics draw on dwindling fossil fuels, leach harmful /5(10).