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Thermoforming a plastics processing guide by George Gruenwald

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Published by Technomic Pub. Co. in Lancaster .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Thermoforming.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementG. Gruenwald.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTP1150 .G78 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 222 p. :
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2409567M
ISBN 100877625263
LC Control Number87050432

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This book has a twofold purpose. It is designed to be used as a text book for a course on thermoforming. It is also intended to be an application guide for professionals in the field of thermoforming including manufacturing, process and quality engineers, and managers. This book is focused on process application rather than theory. Thermoforming: A Plastics Processing Guide, Second Edition 2nd Edition by Geza Gruenwald (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: Emphasizing the application of advanced thermoforming for the production of technical parts and packaging, the book: Guides readers through all facets of development, design, and machine and mold technology. Recommends new technologies that offer higher productivity, better quality, and lower costs. In the area of plastics packaging, thermoforming is unrivaled as a processing method. This popular and unparalleled book has been substantially extended and revised in its second edition. New topics include thermoforming tools, decoration in thermoforming, and energy usage in thermoforming.

Thermoforming of Single and Multilayer Laminates explains the fundamentals of lamination and plastics thermoforming technologies along with current and new developments. It focuses on properties and thermoforming mechanics of plastic films and in particular single . Thermoforming: Improving Process Performance describes the roll-fed thermoforming process, plastic materials, design of thermoformed products, thermoforming machines, trim presses, mold design, components of a complete mold system, mold layout and machine base design, mold cost estimating, knife-like trim dies, thermoforming offline punch and die trimming.5/5(1). Thermoforming will always represent only one part of all the possibilities for shaping plastics items, but the total market is so large that if only a fraction of it goes to thermoforming, sizeable business opportunities exist. In the growth rate for the next 5 years is anticipated to maintain 4 to 6%.   Emphasizing the application of advanced thermoforming for the production of technical parts and packaging, the book: Guides readers through all facets of development, design, and machine and mold technology; Recommends new technologies Brand: Wiley.

This book provides plastics engineers with an up-to-date source of both basic and advanced engineering principles involved in thermoforming. It also shows how to apply these concepts in modern thermoforming practice. The author develops the technology of thermoforming by first considering the interaction of the plastic sheet with heating and. General: Thermoforming is a method of manufacturing plastic parts by preheating a flat sheet of plastic, then bringing it into contact with a mold whose shape it takes. This can be done by vacuum, pressure, and/or direct mechanical force. The process offers close tolerances, tight specifications, and sharp detail. In the area of plastics packaging, thermoforming is unrivaled as a processing method. This popular and unparalleled book has been comprehensively extended and revised in its second edition. New topics include thermoforming tools, decoration in thermoforming, and energy usage in thermoforming. Thermoforming is a manufacturing process in which thermoplastic sheets are heated, softened, clamped onto a mold, and made to conform to the shape of the mold or forming tool. It is ideally suited to large-volume runs of small items.