Handbook of Benzoxazine Resins

Handbook of Benzoxazine Resins, 1st Edition

Handbook of Benzoxazine Resins, 1st Edition,Hatsuo Ishida,Tarek Agag,ISBN9780444537904

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An authoritative resource to these commercially attractive, low cost but high performance resins.

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Key Features

  • Provides thorough coverage of the chemistry and applications of benzoxazine resins with an evidence-based approach to enable chemists, engineers and material scientists to evaluate effectiveness
  • Features spectra, which allow researchers to compare results, avoid repetition and save time as well as tables on key NMR frequency, IR frequency, heat of polymerization, of many benzoxazine resins to aid them in selection of materials
  • Written by the foremost experts in the field


This handbook provides a wide overview of the field, fundamental understanding of the synthetic methods and structure/property correlation, as well as studies related to applications in a wide range of subjects. The handbook also provides 1H and 13C NMR spectra, FTIR spectra, DSC and TGA thermograms to aid in research activities. Additional tables on key NMR and FTIR frequencies unique to benzoxazine, heat of polymerization, Tg, and char yield will greatly aid in the choice of proper benzoxazine for a specific application.


Graduate and post graduate level students and researchers in polymer science, materials science polymer chemistry, chemical/biochemical and biomedical engineering and analytical chemistry

Hatsuo Ishida

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Tarek Agag

Affiliations and Expertise

Elastomer Adhesives & Coatings Technologies (EACT), LORD Corporation, Erie, PA, USA

Handbook of Benzoxazine Resins, 1st Edition

Part I. Introduction
1. Overview and historical background of polybenzoxazine research (H. Ishida)
Part II. Physical and Chemical Properties of Benzoxazine Resins
2. Synthesis of benzoxazines in solutions and melt (H. Ishida, and Jin-Ping Liu)
3. Molecular modeling (Yi Gu, and Ming Li)
4. Mono-substituted phenol-based benzoxazines : Inevitable dimerization via self-termination and its metal complexation (S. Chirachanchai, S. Phongtamrug, A. Laobuthee, and K. Tashiro)
5. Using molecular simulation to predict the physical and mechanical properties of polybenzoxazines (I. Hamerton, B.J. Howlin,  A.L. Mitchell, S.A.Hall, and L. McNamara)
6. Chemorheology of benzoxazine-based resins (S. Rimdusit, C. Jubsilp, P. Kunopast, and W. Bangsen)
7. Polymerization kinetics (C. Jubsilp, and S. Rimdusit)
8. Electrochemical polymerization of benzoxazines (Wei Chen)
9. Light Induced Reactions of Benzoxazines (M.At. Tasdelen, B. Kiskan, B. Gacal, F. Kasapoglu, L. Cianga, and Y. Yagci)
10. Effect of Neighboring Groups on Enhancing Benzoxazine Autocatalytic Polymerization (M. Baqar, T. Agag, S. Qutubuddin, and H. Ishida)
11. Catalytic Opening of Lateral Benzoxazine Rings by Thiols (I. Gorodisher, R.J. DeVoe, and R.J. Webb)
Part III. Physical and Chemical Properties of Cross-linked Polybenzoxazines
12. Hydrogen bonding of polybenzoxazines (Ho-Dong Kim, and H. Ishida)
13. Polybenzoxazines of Enhanced Thermal Properties: The Role of Additional Non-Benzoxazine Polymerizable Groups (T. Agag, S. Geiger, and H. Ishida)
14. Thermal degradation mechanism of polybenzoxazines (J. Hacaloglu, T. Uyer, and H. Ishida)
Part IV. Main-chain, Side-chain, Telechelic and Supramolecular Benzoxazine Architectures
15. Various approaches for main-chain type benzoxazine polymers (S. Alhassan, D. Schiraldi, T. Agag, S. Qutubuddin, and H. Ishida)
16. Side and end chain benzoxazine functional polymers (B. Kiskan, and Y. Yagci)
17. Supramolecular chemistry of benzoxazines: from simple, selective, effective, and efficient macrocyclization pathway to host-guest properties (S. Chirachanchai, S. Phongtamrug,  and K. Tashiro)
18. Main-chain type benzoxazine oligomers:  A new concept for easily processable high performance polybenzoxazines (Jia Liu, T. Agag, and H. Ishida)
Part V. Renewable Resources Based Polybenzoxazine Materials
19. Study of a cardanol-based benzoxazine as reactive diluent and toughening agent of conventional benzoxazines (P. Campaner, D. D’Amico, L. Longo, C. Stifani, A. Tarzia, and S. Tiburzio)  
Part VI. Polybenzoxazine Blends and Alloys
20. Polybenzoxazine/polyimide alloys (T. Takeichi, T. Kawauchi, and T. Agag)
21. Polybenzoxazine/polyurethane alloys (H. Yeganeh)
22. The Blends of a Silicon-containing Arylacetylene Resin and an Acetylene-Functional Benzoxazine (Farong Huang, Jianxiang Huang, Yu Gao, Yan Zhou, and Lei Du)
23. Polybenzoxazine/polysiloxanes (T. Kawauchi, and T. Takeichi)
24. Polybenzoxazine/bisoxazolines (H. Kimura, K. Ohtsuka, and A. Matsumoto)
Part VII. Morphological Control of Polybenzoxazines
25. Morphology and properties of polybenzoxazine Blends (Chongyin Zhang, Lei Wang, Rentong Yu, and Sixun Zheng)
26. Porous materials from polybenzoxazine (T. Chaisuwan)
27. Spherical polybenzoxazine resin (Xinsheng Zheng, Yang Xue, Youmiao Xu, and Qianquan Chang)
Part VIII. Polybenzoxazine Composites, Hybrid Materials and Nanocomposites
28. Polybenzoxazine /fiber composites (Yi Gu, and Qi-chao Ran)
29. Polybenzoxazine-clay nanocomposites (T. Agag, and A. Akelah)
30. Polybenzoxazine-POSS nanocomposites (Riwei Xu, Lei Wang, and Dingsheng Yu)
31. Polybenzoxazine-CNT nanocomposites (Riwei Xu, Pengli Zhang, Jing Wang, and Dingsheng Yu)
Part IX. Polybenzoxazine Applications and Potential Applications
32. Polybenzoxazines with enhanced flame retardancy (V. Cadiz, J. C. Ronda, G. Lligadas, M. Galia)
33. Surface properties of polybenzoxazines (Chih-Feng Wang, Feng-Chih Chang, and Shiao-Wei Kuo)
34. Advanced Benzoxazine Chemistries Provide Improved Performance in Broad Range of Applications (R. Tietze, and M. Chaudhari)
35. Benzoxazines for Industrial Applications: Comparison with other Resins, Formulation & Toughening Know-how and Water-based Dispersion Technology (C. Sawaryn, S. Kreiling, R. Schoenfeld, K. Landfester, and A. Taden)
36. Polybenzoxazines for increased dielectric constant (H. Manuspia, and H. Ishida)
37. Preparation of Polybenzoxazine- Ni- Zn Ferrite nanocomposites and their magnetic property (N.N. Ghosh, and A.B. Rajput)
Part X. Material Properties and Spectra
38. 1H NMR spectra of benzoxazine resins
39. FTIR spectra of benzoxazine resins
40. Raman spectra of benzoxazine resins
41. DSC thermograms of benzoxazine resins
42. TGA thermograms of benzoxazine resins
43. Dynamic mechanical spectra of benzoxazine resins
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