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Training in Injection Molding 2E (eBook)

Copyright: 2001
ISBN: 9783446401822
PDF: 154 pages
$99.99 (US)


Basic Principles of Plastics. The Injection Molding Machine. The Plasticating and Injection Unit. The Mold. The Clamping Unit. Drive Systems and Controls. The Injection Molding Process. Mold Design. Quality Assurance in Injection Molding. Recycling of Plastics Waste. The Modern Injection Molding Company. Occupational Safety Around Injection Molding Machines. Glossary of Injection Molding Technology.


This text/workbook covers the entire field of injection molding—from materials, to processing, to issues of occupational safety, and to the recycling of injection molded parts. Key questions help readers work through the lesson with specific objectives in mind. Review questions allow readers to test their knowledge.

“... accomplishes its intended purpose of being an excellent [general] teaching aid.”
Injection Molding Magazine

Author Info:

Ehrig, F.
Kretzschmar, G.
Greif, H.
Michaeli, W.

Prof. Walter Michaeli is the former Head of the Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) at RWTH Aachen University, a position he held for 23 highly successful years. He studied Manufacturing Engineering at RWTH Aachen, and, after over eight years of industrial employment, took over as Head of the IKV in 1988. For his development of an innovative water-injection method for injection molding, he received the Otto von Guericke Prize of the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations (AiF) in 2002.