Green solubility for coatings and adhesives

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Green solubility for coatings and adhesives. / Abbott, Steven; Shimizu, Seishi.

Green Chemistry for Surface Coatings, Inks and Adhesives: Sustainable Applications. ed. / Rainer Höfer; Avtar S Matharu; Zhanrong Zhang. Royal Society of Chemistry, 2019. p. 18-48 (Green Chemistry Series).

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Harvard

Abbott, S & Shimizu, S 2019, Green solubility for coatings and adhesives. in R Höfer, AS Matharu & Z Zhang (eds), Green Chemistry for Surface Coatings, Inks and Adhesives: Sustainable Applications. Green Chemistry Series, Royal Society of Chemistry, pp. 18-48.

APA

Abbott, S., & Shimizu, S. (2019). Green solubility for coatings and adhesives. In R. Höfer, A. S. Matharu, & Z. Zhang (Eds.), Green Chemistry for Surface Coatings, Inks and Adhesives: Sustainable Applications (pp. 18-48). (Green Chemistry Series). Royal Society of Chemistry.

Vancouver

Abbott S, Shimizu S. Green solubility for coatings and adhesives. In Höfer R, Matharu AS, Zhang Z, editors, Green Chemistry for Surface Coatings, Inks and Adhesives: Sustainable Applications. Royal Society of Chemistry. 2019. p. 18-48. (Green Chemistry Series).

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Abbott, Steven ; Shimizu, Seishi. / Green solubility for coatings and adhesives. Green Chemistry for Surface Coatings, Inks and Adhesives: Sustainable Applications. editor / Rainer Höfer ; Avtar S Matharu ; Zhanrong Zhang. Royal Society of Chemistry, 2019. pp. 18-48 (Green Chemistry Series).

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