Call for Authors

Publish with us!

With a worldwide readership in industry and academia, Smithers Rapra publications encompass polymer science, practical processing technology, and properties and applications of polymeric materials.

There are a number of reasons why we believe you should consider publishing with Smithers Rapra:

  • We offer competitive royalty rates and rapid publication.
  • We have in-house editors with expertise in polymers and the ability to call upon the knowledge of other experts within Smithers Rapra.
  • We can offer you access to the information services available from Smithers Rapra, including the Polymer Library, the world’s largest database of information specifically concerning rubber, plastics and polymer-based composites.
  • We have a well-established, international, industrial and academic customer base, and a long-standing reputation as the leading supplier of polymer information.

Authors are invited to submit publishing proposals or papers for consideration. Please provide as much information as possible and we will respond promptly.

Details of all Smithers Rapra publications may be found on our website and include:

Handbooks: Basic technologies and practical implications of the use of plastics and rubbers, describing real properties and applications. Commissioning Editor: Helene Chavaroche

Journals: Original, peer reviewed articles from international researchers at the leading edge of the science, technology and commercial applications of rubbers and plastics. Commissioning Editor: Kate Evans

Practical Guides: Practical comment on working with materials, their properties and in-service performance, and processing issues. Commissioning Editor: Helene Chavaroche

Updates: State of the art reviews, each supported by an extensive bibliography. Written by an industry expert, consisting of approx. 20,000 words and figures the Update series are an invaluable source of up to the minute information. Commissioning Editor: Helene Chavaroche,