Plastics Institute of America Plastics Engineering, Manufacturing & Data Handbook: Volume 1 Fundamentals and Processes / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Springer US
This book provides a simplified, practical, and innovative approach to understanding the design and manufacture of plastic products in the World of Plastics. The concise and comprehensive information defines and focuses on past, current, and future technical trends. The handbook reviews over 20,000 different subjects; and contains over 1,000 figures and more than 400 tables. Various plastic materials and their behavior patterns are reviewed. Examples are provided of different plastic products and relating to them critical factors that range from meeting performance requirements in different environments to reducing costs and targeting for zero defects. This book provides the reader with useful pertinent information readily available as summarized in the Table of Contents, List of References and the Index.
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Table of Contents
Foreword: Plastics Institute of America. Preface. 1. Introduction to Plastics. 2. Plastics Materials. 2A. Behaviors of Plastics. 2B. Selecting Plastics. 2C. Recycling of Plastics. 2D. Plastics Comparisons. 3. Fabricating Processes. 3A. Plasticators. 3B. Tooling. 3C. Processing Machinery Lines. 3D. Extrusions. 3E. Injection Moldings. 3F. Blow Moldings. 3G. Thermoformings. 3H. Foam Processes. 3I. Reinforced Plastics. 3J. Compression Moldings and Transfer Moldings. 3K. Rotational Moldings. 3L. Calendering. 3M. Reaction Injection Moldings. 3N. Other Processes. 4. Designing Products. 5. Troubleshooting. 6. Computer Systems. 7. Testing, Quality Controls, and Statistics. 8. Cost Estimating and Profit Planning. 9. Markets. 10. Laws and Regulations. 11. Summary. Appendices. References. Index.