Skoog ‘n Holler. Ch 16-18.
Polymers- macromolecules. Ch 21 in: Socates, G. Infrared and Raman Characteristic Group Frequencies. 3rd ed. Wiley and Sons, inc: New York.
This chapter is an excellent guide to polymer identification by FT-IR. It includes a flow chart as well as frequencies of common plasticizers.
How does FT-IR work?
An introduction video of what goes on inside an FT-IR
Preparing samples for IR analysis
An excellent guide to preparing IR samples by a variety of Techniques
Alternate analysis techniques
Analysis of Polymers Using FT-IR
Contributor: Paul Tschida, 2013
Content: This webpage gives a brief overview of the FT-IR and its usefulness in identifying polymers. There is information about the test procedure, sample size, and how to deal with contamination.
Reliability and Usefulness: This seems like a reliable website. Interek, the company that runs the site, provides quality and safety solutions to many companies and businesses around the world.
Contributed by: Madison Wilson, 2013