Polymer Foams

Authored by: V. Prasad Shastri , Molly M. Stevens

Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Second Edition

Print publication date:  May  2008
Online publication date:  May  2008

Print ISBN: 9781420078022
eBook ISBN: 9781498761437
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-EBBE2-120007300

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Abstract

This entry discusses the fabrication of polymeric foams (cellular solids) in general terms while providing examples of processes that are suitable for the processing of biodegradable polymers. Parameters that are used to describe foam properties are also be briefly discussed.

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