The Mission: An in-depth exploration of polyurethanes - from their historical development to the principles of their property-defining chemical structure and the special features of their use as binders in diverse applications. This book provides an up-to-date overview of this important class of raw material. Essential reading for any formulator of competitive modern coating systems, adhesives, or sealants.
The Audience: Technical novices or those switching specialisms, students and experts who wish to expand and deepen their knowledge and who are looking for essential background information to help them select and use polyurethanes in coatings, adhesives, and sealants. For all those who wish to make the connection between understanding the specific chemistry of polyurethanes and their practical use.
The Value: The second edition of this established standard work is both a reference book on the chemistry of polyurethanes and its properties, and a monograph on the industrial coating applications of polyurethanes, with and without epoxy groups. It provides a clear and descriptive overview of the latest knowledge on the use of polyurethanes in coating systems, adhesives, and sealants.
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