エンプラの本・英語版(第2版)
(1999年4月)
A Booklet on Engineering Plastics(1999 Edition)

  エンプラの本(第3版・1998年発行)を基に、1999年4月に発行された。
This booklet is based on the third edition of ENPURA NO HON, the Japanese-languageversion, which the members of Japan Engineering Plastics Technical Committee compiled and issued in 1998.

【CONTENTS】
1. INTRODUCTION
1-1 Classification
1-2 Definition
1-3 Brief history
1-4 General-purpose engineering plastics
1-5 Special engineering plastics
1-6 Development of new materials
1-7 Market demand in Japan
2. MORPHOUS PLASTICS AND SEMICRYSTALLINE PLASTICS
2-1 Influence of temperature on movementof molecules
2-2 Properties
3. THERMAL PROPERTIES
3-1 Influence of molecular structure on thermal properties
3-2 Heat resistance in practical use
4. MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
4-1 Viscoelasticity
4-2 Influence of temperature on mechanical properties
4-3 Creep phenomenon
4-4 Tensile properties
4-5 Flexural properties
4-6 Fatigue
4-7 Impact strength
4-8 Friction/wear properties
4-9 Hardness
5. CHEMICAL RESISTACE
5-1 Acid, Alkalis
5-2 Organic solvents
5-3 Steam
5-4 Hot water
5-5 Environmental stress cracking
5-6 Others
6. ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES
6-1 Insulation
6-2 Dielectric break down voltage
6-3 Dielectric constant
6-4 Arc resistance
7. FLAMMABILITY
8. WEATHERABILITY
9. OPTICAL PROPERTIES
10. STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS
10-1 Plastic materials
10-2 Electrical applications
11. PRODUCT SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
11-1 Product safety
11-2 Recycling
11-3 Environmental protection
12. PRIMARY PROCESSING:MOLDING AND FORMING
12-1 Primary processing methods
12-2 Selection of method
12-3 Injection molding
12-4 Extrusion forming
12-5 Blow molding
12-6 Other processing methods
12-7 Computer-aided engineering(CAE)
13. SECONDARY PROCESSING:JOINING AND FINISHING
13-1 Joining
13-2 Machining
13-3 Surface finishing
14. APPLICATIONS
14-1 Automobile and other transportation
14-2 Electric/electronic appliances
14-3 Precision equipment
14-4 Industrial machine
14-5 Civil-engineering/ConstructionMachine
14-6 Medical equipment
14-7 Safety equipment
14-8 Food containers and food-processingMachines
14-9 Office, household, and personal Articles
14-10 Sports/Outdoor goods
 
APPENDICES
1. Abbreviated and chemical names of thermoplastic engineering plastics
2. Symbols for fillers and reinforcing materials
3. Brand names of engineering plastics as manufactured by the member companies of Japan Engineering Plastics Technical Committee
4. Directory of the member companies of Japan Engineering Plastics Technical Committee