Industrial Plastics

ISBN-10: 1401804691

ISBN-13: 9781401804695

Edition: 4th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Terry L. Richardson, Erik Lokensgard

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Current technologies and manufacturing methods are the keystone for this introduction to all facets of the plastics industry, highlighted by an extensive art program. Complete up-to-date coverage and graphics are further augmented by practical lab activities that build on the topics covered in the chapters, involving students in hands-on learning to strengthen the link between theory and practice. Topics covered include plastics recycling, ISO and ASTM testing specifications, and current health and safety standards. It is this broad coverage of the developments in materials and processes affects our daily lives that makes Industrial Plastics an outstanding resource for students and professionals alike.
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List price: $318.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 9/5/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Erik Lokensgard, Ph.D., is a Professor in the School of Engineering Technology at Eastern Michigan University, in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

Historical Introduction to Plastics
Current Status of the Plastics Industry
Elementary Polymer Chemistry
Health and Safety
Elementary Statistics
Properties and Tests of Selected Plastics
Ingredients of Plastics
Characterization and Selection of Commerical Plastics
Machining and Finishing
Molding Processes
Extrusion Processes
Laminating Processes and Materials
Reinforcing Processes and Materials
Casting Processes and Materials
Expansion Processes
Coating Processes
Fabrication Processes and Materials
Decorating Processes
Radiation Processes
Design Considerations
Tooling and Moldmaking
Commercial Considerations
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