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Re: UV degradable plastics



There is a book called the Handbook of Polymer Degradation, which is
described in Amazon.com.  I haven't seen it, but it seems to cover this
subject.

Good luck,

Bob KD1VV


Bob Bruninga wrote:
> 
> I have called two major PLASTICS supply companies asking for their highest
> UV degradable plastic and get nothing but "Duh....."
> 
> I thought with all the interest in biodegradable plastics to help clean up
> the litter in the oceans, (6 pack rings, milk jugs, etc) that there was a
> whole industry specializing in UV degradable products.  All I get is "no".
> 
> We want it as a fail safe for our satellite antenna release mechanism.
> Opinions are nice, but we need demonstrable data..
> Anyone have any ideas? (besides walking along the beach and noticing what
> is in the worst shape...)
> 
> de WB4APR@amsat.org, Bob
> 
> See my APRS LIVE pages    http://web.usna.navy.mil/~bruninga/aprs.html
> See APRS SATELLITES       http://web.usna.navy.mil/~bruninga/astars.html
> See MIM/Mic-E/Mic-Lite    http://www.toad.net/~wclement/mim2.htm
> 
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