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User's Guide to Plastic 2E (eBook)

ISBN: 978-1-56990-735-1
Copyright: 2019
PDF: 357 full-color pages
$39.99 (US)

Contents:

Polymers and Plastics. Commodities. Engineering Polymers. Thermoplastic Elastomers. High-Performance Polymers. Bioplastics and Biocomposites. Plastic and the Environment. Modification of Polymers. Material Data and Measurements. Material Databases on the Internet. Test Methods for Plastic Raw Materials and Moldings. Injection-Molding Methods. Post-molding Operations. Different Types of Molds. Structure of Molds. Mold Design and Product Quality. Prototype Molds and Mold Filling Analysis. Rapid Prototyping and Additive Manufacturing. Cost Calculations for Moldings. Extrusion. Alternative Processing Methods for Thermoplastics. Material Selection Process. Requirements and Specifications for Plastic Products. Design Rules for Thermoplastic Moldings. Assembly Methods for Thermoplastics. The Injection-Molding Process. Injection Molding Process Parameters. Problem Solving and Quality Management. Troubleshooting – Causes and Effects. Statistical Process Control (SPC). Internet Links.

 

Description:

Many technical books about plastics are too theoretical and difficult to read. This book offers something completely different. It is easy to read with many examples taken from everyday life. It is suitable for readers at secondary school and university levels and can be used for training activities in industry as well as for self-studies. Included are over 600 color images to illustrate the wide variety of plastics and process workflows used today. A bonus download of several working Excel tools is also provided to supplement the book content. With comprehensive coverage, this is probably the most versatile plastics handbook ever written!

New in the second edition are much-expanded content, a new chapter on extrusion, many new color figures, a new professional layout, and improvements throughout.

Author Info:

Bruder, U.

Ulf Bruder has been active in the plastics industry for almost 50 years. He has held various senior technical positions both in his native Sweden and globally. In Sweden, he is well known for his series of articles in the Plastic Forum journal and his highly valued courses in the plastics industry as well as the technical universities. On the global market he is known for his information apps “Plastic Guide” and “Plastguiden” for mobile phones.

 

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