"Polymeric Foams describes current trends in technologies, regulations, processes, and product developments for the polymeric foam research community. This book provides an international perspective on the direction of foam technologies and applications, focusing on advancements in Europe, which has shown great progress in blowing agent research and hydrofluorocarbons for the polyurethane foam industry. The text covers new foam products including PP/PS interpolymer, nano-, and biodegradable foams. It also examines new technologies such as injection foam molding and PVC foam
industry and environmental regulations
and research on foam performance, emission impact, and economic effects."--BOOK JACKET.
Includes bibliographical references and index.