Handbook for the Chemical Analysis of Plastic and Polymer Additives, 2nd Ed.
The Second Edition of this handbook provides the necessary tools for chemists to obtain a more complete listing of additives present in a particular polymeric matrix. The 2015 edition features:
With 50 additional compounds, this 2nd edition nearly doubles the number of additives in several categories including processing aids, anti-static compounds, mold release products, and blowing agents. It includes a listing that can be cross-referenced by trade name, chemical name, CAS number, and even key mass unit ions from the GC/MS run. Also includes new case studies related to "real-world" issues.
Analytical Chemistry of PCBs
Second Edition of Dr. Erickson’s Analytical Chemistry of PCBs appears a decade after the first and is completely revised and updated. The changes from the First Edition reflect the significant growth in the area and a growing appreciation of the importance of PCB analysis to our culture. This book is a comprehensive review of the analytical chemistry of PCBs. It is part history, part annotated bibliography, part comparison, and part guidance. Featuring a new chapter on analyst/customer interactions and several new appendices, the Second Edition is an invaluable resource for both chemists with no experience in PCB analysis and seasoned PCB researchers.
Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon Pattern Recognition Standards
This book contains chromatography for the various petroleum products typically found during LUFT/LUST site investigations. The chromatography shows each fuel pattern in a 25 minute analytical run for early eluting petroleum products like gasoline to late eluting products like motor oil. In addition, an n-alkane standard analyzed under identical conditions has been overlaid on each petroleum product chromato-gram. Use of the book will assist the chemist’s identification of the fuel for pattern recognition.
The n-alkane standard overlay provides n-alkane reference points between the standard and the unknown sample. These beginning and ending n-alkane reference points can be used to establish gross hydrocarbon concentrations. By comparing the specific n-alkane range of the closest identified petroleum standard to that of the unknown sample a reproducible gross hydrocarbon number can be achieved.