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Commodity Thermoplastics

Technical and Economic Characteristics

Authors : ARLIE Jean-Pierre

ARLIE Jean-Pierre

Ph.D. in science
Graduate Engineer from ENSPM (IFP School - France) and IAE Paris

Deputy Manager of foreign Affairs at IFP (French Petroleum Institute)

Field of publication:
Refining, chemical engineering, petrochemical

Author of 42 scientific articles, Dr. Arlie published 4 titles with Editions Technip:
In English:
– Synthetic Rubbers. Processes and Economic Data
– Commodity Thermoplastics. Technical and Economic Characteristics
– Caoutchoucs synthétiques. Procédés et données économiques
– Les thermoplastiques de grand tonnage. Caractéristiques techniques et économiques  


ISBN : 9782710805915
hardcover      170 x 240 mm      112 pages
Publication date : 1991

In this volume, for each polymer, the main processes for converting petrochemical monomers to polymer products are described and compared, and information is provided about the technical and economic characteristics, the main uses in the leading consumer countries, and installed capacities of the producing countries. For each product examined, the main problems raised by polymerization processes are identified.


This book is available in French under the title "Thermoplastiques de grand tonnage (Les). Caractéristiques techniques et économiques".

Contents :

I. Polyvinyl chloride. II. Polyethylene. III. Polypropylene. IV. Polystyrene and styrene copolymers. Appendix: Thermoplastic trademarks and producers. Bibliography. Index.

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