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Industrial Plastics Theory and Applications

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ISBN-10: 1428360700

ISBN-13: 9781428360709

Edition: 5th 2010

Authors: Erik Lokensgard

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Now in its 5th edition, Industrial Plastics: Theory and Applications is back, with the extensive, detailed graphics and practical lab exercises that made previous editions so popular. In this latest edition, these trademark features accompany updated coverage of the plastics industry, offering the very latest information on state-of-the art equipment, with a special emphasis on processing techniques. Coverage includes plastics recycling, ISO and ASTM testing specifications, current health and safety standards, as well as examinations of current environmental issues like recycling, pollution, and incineration. With such broad coverage alongside hands-on activities to provide a clear link between theory and practice, Industrial Plastics continues to be an invaluable resource for students and professionals alike.
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Book details

List price: $199.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.794
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
Thermoforming
Expansion Processes
Coating Processes
Fabrication Processes and Materials
Decorating Processes
Radiation Processes
Design Considerations
Tooling and Moldmaking
Commercial Considerations