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Training in Plastics Technology

ISBN-10: 1569901341
ISBN-13: 9781569901342
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List price: $34.95
Publisher: Hanser-Gardner Publications
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 172
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Introductionp. 1
Plastics Fundamentalsp. 5
What are Plastics?p. 6
What are Plastics Made Of?p. 6
How are Plastics Classified?p. 7
How are Plastics Identified?p. 8
What are the Physical Properties of Plastics?p. 8
Review Questionsp. 12
Raw Materials and Polymer Synthesisp. 13
Raw Materials for Plasticsp. 14
Monomers and Polymersp. 15
Polyethylene Synthesisp. 16
Review Questionsp. 18
Methods of Polymer Synthesisp. 19
Addition of Polymerizationp. 20
Polycondensationp. 22
Polyaddition (step addition)p. 24
Review Questionsp. 26
Bonding Forces in Polymersp. 27
Bonding Forces Within Moleculesp. 28
Intermolecular Forcesp. 28
Effects of Temperaturep. 29
Review Questionsp. 30
Classification of Plasticsp. 31
Identification of Plastics Categoriesp. 32
Thermoplasticsp. 32
Cross-linked Plastics (Elastomers, Thermosets)p. 34
Review Questionsp. 36
Deformation Behavior of Plasticsp. 37
Behavior of Thermoplasticsp. 38
Amorphous Thermoplasticsp. 39
Semicrystalline Thermoplasticsp. 40
Behavior of Cross-linked Plasticsp. 42
Review Questionsp. 44
Time-Dependent Behavior of Plasticsp. 45
Load-bearing Behavior of Plasticsp. 46
Effects of Time on Mechanical Behaviorp. 47
Recovery Behavior of Thermoplasticsp. 48
Dependence of Plastics on Time and Temperaturep. 49
Review Questionsp. 52
Physical Propertiesp. 53
Densityp. 54
Thermal Conductivityp. 55
Electrical Conductivityp. 56
Transparencyp. 57
Characteristic Material Valuesp. 58
Review Questionsp. 60
Plastics Fabrication and Processingp. 61
Methods of Fabrication and Processingp. 62
Methods for Shaping Thermoplasticsp. 63
Review Questionsp. 64
Plastics Compoundingp. 65
Overviewp. 66
Additives and Meteringp. 66
Mixingp. 67
Plasticizingp. 69
Pelletizingp. 70
Size reductionp. 71
Review Questionsp. 72
Extrusionp. 73
Introductionp. 74
Extrusion Equipmentp. 74
Coextrusionp. 81
Extrusion Blow Moldingp. 82
Review Questionsp. 84
Injection Moldingp. 85
Introductionp. 86
Injection Molding Machinep. 87
Moldp. 90
Process Sequencep. 92
Injection Molding of Thermosets and Elastomersp. 95
Review Questionsp. 96
Fiber-Reinforced Plasticsp. 97
Materialsp. 98
Process Sequencep. 100
Manual Processing Methodsp. 101
Automated Processing Methodsp. 102
Review Questionsp. 106
Plastic Foamsp. 107
Properties of Foamsp. 108
Foam Productionp. 111
Review Questionsp. 114
Thermoformingp. 115
Fundamentalsp. 116
Process Stepsp. 116
Technical Equipmentp. 118
Review Questionsp. 120
Welding Plasticsp. 121
Fundamentalsp. 122
Process Stepsp. 122
Welding Methodsp. 123
Review Questionsp. 128
Machining Plasticsp. 129
Fundamentalsp. 130
Technical Processesp. 130
Review Questionsp. 134
Adhesive Bonding of Plasticsp. 135
Fundamentalsp. 136
Classification of Adhesivesp. 139
Cementing Procedurep. 140
Review Questionsp. 142
Plastics Products and Plastics Wastep. 143
Discussion of Plastics Wastesp. 144
Plastics in Production and Processingp. 144
Plastics Products and Their Life Expectanciesp. 145
Waste Reduction and Utilizationp. 147
Review Questionsp. 148
Recycling Plasticsp. 149
Recycling of Plasticsp. 150
Mechanical Recyclingp. 150
Feedstock Recyclingp. 153
Energy Recoveryp. 154
Review Questionsp. 156
Glossary of Plastics Technologyp. 157
Selected Literaturep. 163
Example of a Training Program for Plastics Processing Operators in the USp. 167
Answers to Review Questionsp. 179
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