Adhesives, Sealants, and Coatings for Space and Harsh Environments

New technologies constantly generate new demands for exotic materials to be used in severe environments. The rapid developments of aerospace industries during the last two decades have required new materials to survive extreme high and low temperatures and various radiations. The exploration of new...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Lieng-Huang Lee (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 1988, 1988
Edition:1st ed. 1988
Series:Polymer Science and Technology Series
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Atomic Oxygen Resistant Poly(sil-oxane-imide) Coatings
  • Four: Sealants for Space and Harsh Environments
  • Introductory Remarks
  • Plenary Lecture
  • Effects of Environment on Performance of Polysulfide Sealants
  • Plenary Lecture
  • Durability of Silicone Sealants
  • Depolymerization of Polysulfides: The Development of Improved Chemical Desealers
  • Hot Melt Sealants Based on Thermoplastic Elastomers
  • Sealants, Waterproofing and Coatings for Concrete
  • The Study and Use of Sealant on Quicksand Surface for Stabilization and Afforestation of Desert Land
  • Discussion
  • Five: Coatings for Corrosive Environments
  • Introductory Remarks
  • Plenary Lecture
  • Determination of the Stresses and Properties of Polymer Coatings
  • Influence of Composition and Film Thickness on Antifouling Paints Bioactivity Containing Castor Oil
  • Corrosion Prevention in Metals Using Layered Semiconductor/Insulator Structures Forming an Interfacial Electronic Barrier
  • Finite Element Microscopic Stress Analysis of Filled Polymeric Composite Systems
  • Inorganic Primers for Adhesive Bonding: A Status Report
  • The Bonding and Hydrolysis of Cr(III) Fumarato Coupling Agent on Aluminum Surfaces Studied by Auger Electron Spectroscopy and X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy
  • Investigation of Steel/Epoxy Adhesion Durability Using Polymeric Coupling Agents I. Synthesis and Characterization of EME Coupling Agents
  • Discussion
  • Three: Adhesives for Space and Harsh Environments
  • Introductory Remarks
  • Plenary Lecture
  • An Overview of Polymers for Harsh Environments: Aerospace, Geothermal and Undersea
  • Ultraviolet Curable Siloxane Elastomers
  • Evaluation of Adhesively Bonded Composite/Metal Bonds in Simulated Automotive Service Environments
  • High-Temperature Organic Adhesives
  • A Review
  • Organotin andOrganotitanium-Containing Polydyes for Color Permanence, Reduction of Laser Damage and Biological Resistance to Rot and Mildew
  • One:Environmental Exposure
  • Introductory Remarks
  • Adhesives, Sealants, and Coatings for Space and Harsh Environments
  • Plenary Lecture
  • Effects of Environmental Exposure on Sorption and Transport of Penetrants in Polymeric Materials
  • The Mechanical and Water Absorption Behavior of Fluoroepoxy Resins
  • Characterization of a Durable Inorganic Metal-to-Metal Adhesive Found in a Chinese Qin’s Chariot Built Around 207 B.C.
  • The Investigation of Underwater Adhesives in the People’s Republic of China
  • Sealing of Human Tubular Tissues with High Alkyl Cyanocrylate Adhesive XKM-2 and Its Effects
  • A New Sterilization and Nonsurgical Technique
  • Discussion
  • Two: Stress and Interface
  • Introductory Remarks
  • Plenary Lecture
  • Electron Bombardment Induced Crack Initiation and Crack Growth in Polymers and Polymer Surfaces
  • An Experimental Arrangement to Estimate the Failure Behavior of an Uncrosslinked Polymer Under High Spatial Constraint
  • Adhesion Properties of Polyelectrolytes
  • Chemisorbed Zinc Phosphate Conversion Coatings
  • Effects of Mechanical Deformation on the Photodegradation of Acrylic-Melamine Coatings
  • Discussion
  • Six: Coatings for Electronic and Optical Environments
  • Introductory Remarks
  • Plenary Lecture Optical Fiber Coatings
  • Polymer Materials for Optical Fiber Coatings
  • Consequences of Exposure of Optical Coatings to Reactive Gases and Energetic Particles
  • Stabilized Acrylic Glazings for Solar Reflectors
  • Electroconductive Coating with Polyconjugated Systems
  • Durability of the Conductive Adhesive Joints
  • Microfabricated Structures for the Measurement of Adhesion and Mechanical Properties ofPolymer Film
  • Discussion
  • Contributors
  • Author Index