You can now access collections of Smithers Rapra eBooks through a dynamic new online platform. These valuable and convenient resources are designed to make your research and reading as simple as possible and are useful for practitioners, researchers and academics alike.

The collections offer a range of highly respected texts that have already gained worldwide readership, along with newly released material from Smithers Rapra, the renowned authority on rubber and plastics.

Build your own collections of eBooks or access our specially selected Collections, including:

  • Polymers in Medical Applications
  • Rapra Rubber Collection
  • Polymer Processing Collection
  • Rapra Review Reports Collection

Our books cover polymer science; practical processing technology; properties; and applications of polymeric techniques. The range to choose from includes Handbooks, Updates, Practical Guides and Conference Proceedings.

The scientific and technical information we publish covers many industries including all aspects of rubber, plastics and polymer-based composite materials and this content is now even more accessible through our brand new platform.

Contact our team if you'd like to find out more:
General enquiries – Katharine Smith
Sales – Stephen Frier
We'd be delighted to offer you a trial or demonstration so you can really see how this will be of use to you.


Polymer Library Access

To complete your selection of research tools, alongside your Digital Book Collection you can choose to access the Polymer Library or now you can even select a specific category within the Polymer Library. For example, alongside the Rapra Rubber Collection you can access the ‘Rapra Rubber Library’ – everything that we have on rubber in the Rapra Polymer Library.

Reduced rates apply when taking site license access to any part/all of the Rapra Polymer Library alongside a Digital Book Collection.

Contact our team if you'd like to find out more:
General enquiries – Katharine Smith
Sales – Stephen Frier