Design and Manufacture of Plastic Components for Multifunctionality Book

Design and Manufacture of Plastic Components for Multifunctionality


  • Author : Vannessa Dr Goodship
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2015-09-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323353847

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Design and Manufacture of Plastic Components for Multifunctionality Excerpt :

Design and Manufacture of Plastic Components for Multifunctionality: Structural Composites, Injection Molding, and 3D Printing presents the latest information on how plastics manufacturers are increasingly being driven towards carbon emission reduction, lightweighting, and cost savings through process integration. These technologies have the potential to revolutionize future products with built-in functionality such as sensors, smart packaging, and damage detection technology for everything from milk bottles and salad packaging to automotive bumpers and plane fuselages. This book introduces the three core manufacturing methods for multifunctional materials, composites, injection molding, and 3D printing, all processes facing challenges for the implementation of new technology. Users will find a book that brings together both process and material advances in this area, giving process engineers, designers, and manufacturers the information they need to choose the appropriate material and process for the product they are developing. Provides an introduction to the latest technologies in the area of multifunctionality, enabling engineers to implement new breakthroughs in their own businesses Gives an understanding of the processes that need to be considered in both design and manufacture of future devices, while using materials from a broader palette than used in existing manufacturing processes Includes best practice guidance and flow charts to aid in material and process selection Covers revolutionary future products with built-in functionality such as sensors, smart packaging, and damage detection technology for everything from milk bottles and salad packaging to automotive bumpers and plane fuselages

Natural Fiber Composites Book

Natural Fiber Composites


  • Author : Shishir Sinha
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-07-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 387
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000609011

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Natural Fiber Composites Excerpt :

This book focuses on the key areas and issues related to natural fibers and their reinforced polymer composites. It begins with an introduction and classification of natural fibers and their different extraction methods, followed by characterization techniques. Further, this book gives solutions to improved adhesion between natural fibers and different polymer matrices via different chemical, physical, and biological treatment methods. Fabrication procedures and characterization techniques for development and testing of composites, including processing, development, and characterization, have been included as well. Applications of these composite materials for food packaging and structural and semi-structural applications are also explained. FEATURES Describes the extraction process of natural fibers with comparisons Covers the fundamental concepts for the characterization of natural fiber composites Includes a comparative study of different polymer matrices Provides insight about various fabrication methods Discusses diverse applications of these novel materials and the scope for commercialization and entrepreneurship This book is aimed at graduate students and researchers in materials, polymers, composites and characterization, textile engineering, chemical, civil, and mechanical engineering.

Multifunctional Polymeric Nanocomposites Based on Cellulosic Reinforcements Book

Multifunctional Polymeric Nanocomposites Based on Cellulosic Reinforcements


  • Author : Debora Puglia
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2016-07-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323417396

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Multifunctional Polymeric Nanocomposites Based on Cellulosic Reinforcements introduces the innovative applications of polymeric materials based on nanocellulose, and covers extraction methods, functionalization approaches, and assembly methods to enable these applications. The book presents the state-of-the-art of this novel nano-filler and how it enables new applications in many different sectors, beyond existing products. With a focus on application of nano-cellulose based polymers with multifunctional activity, the book explains the methodology of nano-cellulose extraction and production and shows the potential performance benefits of these particular nanostructured polymers, for applications across different sectors, including food active packaging, energy-photovoltaics, biomedical, and filtration. The book describes how the different methodologies, functionalization, and organization at the nano-scale level could contribute to the design of required properties at macro level. The book studies the interactions between the main nano-filler with other active systems and how this interaction enables multi-functionality in the produced materials. The book is an indispensable resource for the growing number of scientists and engineers interested in the preparation and novel applications of nano-cellulose, and for industrial scientists active in formulation and fabrication of polymer products based on renewable resources. Provides insight into nanostructure formation science, and processing of polymeric materials and their characterization Offers a strong analysis of real industry needs for designing the materials Provides a well-balanced structure, including a light introduction of basic knowledge on extraction methods, functionalization approaches, and assembling focused to applications Describes how different methodologies, functionalization, and organization at the nano-scale level could contribute to the design of required properties at macro level

Mineral Filled Polymer Composites Book

Mineral Filled Polymer Composites


  • Author : Hanafi Ismail
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-01-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000465228

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Mineral Filled Polymer Composites Excerpt :

Mineral-filled polymer composites are widely used in industries across the globe, and applications are continuously increasing in sectors such as shipping, manufacturing and renewable energy. One of two volumes comprising the Mineral-Filled Polymer Composites Handbook, this volume provides an overview of the latest research and future directions of advanced mineral fiber-reinforced polymer composites, focused specifically on materials properties. It covers fundamentals, recent progress and new materials involved in mineral-filled polymer composites and includes a wide-ranging list of chapters authored by an international team of experts. This book: Examines the properties of a wide range of materials, from macro- to nano-sized Highlights resources for bio-based minerals production and compares bio-based minerals with commercial mineral fillers Covers novel synthesis methods Discusses effects of aging on properties Describes using halloysite and montmorillonite to improve composite properties and the potential of using mineral fillers to enhance the properties of biopolymer and synthetic polymers This book serves as an excellent reference guide for researchers, advanced students, academics and industry professionals interested in the synthesis of mineral-filled polymer and biopolymer composites, as well as those pursuing research in the broad fields of composite materials, polymers, organic/inorganic hybrid materials and nano-assembly.

Injection Moulding Book

Injection Moulding


  • Author : Vannessa Goodship
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2020-05-05
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9783110653038

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Injection Moulding Excerpt :

This revised 3rd edition details the factors involved in the injection moulding process, from material properties and selection to troubleshooting faults, and includes the equipment types currently in use and machine settings for different types of plastics. Since material flow is critical in moulding, the book covers rheology and viscosity. High temperature is also discussed as it can lead to poor quality mouldings due to material degradation.

Mineral Filled Polymer Composites Handbook  Two Volume Set Book

Mineral Filled Polymer Composites Handbook Two Volume Set


  • Author : Hanafi Ismail
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-07-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 542
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000465266

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Mineral Filled Polymer Composites Handbook Two Volume Set Excerpt :

Mineral-filled polymer composites exhibit several advantages that make this material class attractive for a variety of applications, including their low cost, light weight, excellent rigidity, and high mechanical strength. Mineral-Filled Polymer Composites Handbook serves as a comprehensive overview of the latest research, trends, applications, and future directions of advanced mineral fiber-reinforced polymer composites. Comprised of 2 volumes: Mineral-Filled Polymer Composites: Perspective, Properties, and New Materials Mineral-Filled Polymer Composites: Selection, Processing, and Applications Presents details on processing, applications, and ageing of macro- to nanosized mineral reinforced polymer composites Examines fabrication techniques, novel synthesis methods, and mechanical behavior, thermal, flammability, and functional properties of a wide array of mineral filled polymer composite materials Covers a broad range of different research fields, including organic and inorganic filler used in the development of composites for various types of engineering applications Offers the latest developments in nano/micromineral-based polymer composites This book serves as an excellent reference guide for researchers, advanced students, academics, and industry professionals interested in the synthesis of mineral-filled polymer and biopolymer composites, as well as those pursuing research in the broad fields of composite materials, polymers, organic/inorganic hybrid materials, and nano-assembly.

Advances in Manufacturing  Production Management and Process Control Book

Advances in Manufacturing Production Management and Process Control


  • Author : Beata Mrugalska
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 391
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030519810

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Advances in Manufacturing Production Management and Process Control Excerpt :

This book discusses the latest advances in the broadly defined field of advanced manufacturing and process control. It reports on cutting-edge strategies for sustainable production and product life cycle management, and on a variety of people-centered issues in the design, operation and management of manufacturing systems and processes. Further, it presents digital modeling systems and additive manufacturing technologies, including advanced applications for different purposes, and discusses in detail the implementation of and challenges imposed by 3D printing technologies. Based on three AHFE 2020 Conferences (the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Human Aspects of Advanced Manufacturing, the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Advanced Production Management and Process Control and the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Additive Manufacturing, Modeling Systems and 3D Prototyping, the book merges ergonomics research, design applications, and up-to-date analyses of various engineering processes. It brings together experimental studies, theoretical methods and best practices, highlights future trends and suggests directions for further technological developments and the improved integration of technologies and humans in the manufacturing industry.

Advances in Additive Manufacturing  Modeling Systems and 3D Prototyping Book

Advances in Additive Manufacturing Modeling Systems and 3D Prototyping


  • Author : Massimo Di Nicolantonio
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-06-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 671
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030202163

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Advances in Additive Manufacturing Modeling Systems and 3D Prototyping Excerpt :

This book discusses the latest advances in digital modeling systems (DMSs) and additive manufacturing (AM) technologies. It covers applications of networked technologies, ubiquitous computing, new materials and hybrid production systems, discussing how they are changing the processes of conception, modeling and production of products and systems of product. The book emphasizes ergonomic and sustainability issues, as well as timely topics such as DMSs and AM in Industry 4.0, DMSs and AM in developing countries, DMSs and AM in extreme environments, thus highlighting future trends and promising scenarios for further developing those technologies. Based on the AHFE 2019 International Conference on Additive Manufacturing, Modeling Systems and 3D Prototyping, held on July 24-28, 2019, in Washington D.C., USA, the book is intended as source of inspiration for researchers, engineers and stakeholders, and to foster interdisciplinary and international collaborations between them.

Modelling of Damage Processes in Biocomposites  Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites Book

Modelling of Damage Processes in Biocomposites Fibre Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites


  • Author : Mohammad Jawaid
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 252
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081022979

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Modelling of Damage Processes in Biocomposites, Fibre-Reinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites focuses on the advanced characterization techniques used for the analysis of composite materials developed from natural fiber/biomass, synthetic fibers and a combination of these materials used as fillers and reinforcements to enhance materials performance and utilization in automotive, aerospace, construction and building components. It will act as a detailed reference resource to encourage future research in natural fiber and hybrid composite materials, an area much in demand due to the need for more sustainable, recyclable, and eco-friendly composites in a broad range of applications. Written by leading experts in the field, and covering composite materials developed from different natural fibers and their hybridization with synthetic fibers, the book's chapters provide cutting-edge, up-to-date research on the characterization, analysis and modelling of composite materials. Contains contributions from leading experts in the field Discusses recent progress on failure analysis, SHM, durability, life prediction and the modelling of damage in natural fiber-based composite materials Covers experimental, analytical and numerical analysis Provides detailed and comprehensive information on mechanical properties, testing methods and modelling techniques

Biocomposite Materials Book

Biocomposite Materials


  • Author : Mohamed Thariq Hameed Sultan
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-01-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 340
  • ISBN 10 : 9789813340916

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Biocomposite Materials Excerpt :

The book highlights the recent research developments in biocomposite design, mechanical performance and utility. It discusses innovative experimental approaches along with mechanical designs and manufacturing aspects of various fibrous polymer matrix composites and presents examples of the synthesis and development of biocomposites and their applications. It is useful for researchers developing biocomposite materials for biomedical and environmental applications.

Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXXI Book

Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXXI


  • Author : J. Gao
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-23
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 620
  • ISBN 10 : 9781614997924

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Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXXI Excerpt :

The urgent need to keep pace with the accelerating globalization of manufacturing in the 21st century has produced rapid advances in manufacturing research, development and innovation. This book presents the proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR 2017), which also incorporated the 32nd National Conference on Manufacturing Research (NCMR) and was held at the University of Greenwich, London, UK, in September 2017. The conference brings together a broad community of researchers who share the common goal of developing and managing the technologies and operations key to sustaining the success of manufacturing businesses. The book is divided into 13 parts, covering topics such as advanced manufacturing technologies (including additive, ultra-precision and nano-manufacturing); manufacturing systems (digital and cyber-physical systems); product design and development (including lifecycle management and supply-chain collaboration); information and communication (including innovation and knowledge management); and manufacturing management (including lean, sustainable and cost engineering). With its comprehensive overview of current developments, this book will be of interest to all those involved in manufacturing today.

Tool and Manufacturing Engineers Handbook  Plastic Part Manufacturing Book

Tool and Manufacturing Engineers Handbook Plastic Part Manufacturing


  • Author : Philip Mitchell
  • Publisher : Society of Manufacturing Engineers
  • Release Date : 1996-12-09
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 706
  • ISBN 10 : 9780872634565

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Tool and Manufacturing Engineers Handbook Plastic Part Manufacturing Excerpt :

This volume focuses on the practical application of processes for manufacturing plastic products. It includes information on design for manufacturability (DFM), material selection, process selection, dies, molds, and tooling, extrusion, injection molding, blow molding, thermoforming, lamination, rotational molding, casting, foam processing, compression and transfer molding, fiber reinforced processing, assembly and fabrication, quality, plant engineering and maintenance, management.

Product Development and Design for Manufacturing Book

Product Development and Design for Manufacturing


  • Author : John Priest
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2001-01-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 460
  • ISBN 10 : 0824799356

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Product Development and Design for Manufacturing Excerpt :

"Outlines best practices and demonstrates how to desgin in quality for successful development of hardware and software products. Offers systematic applications failored to particular market environments. Discusses Internet issues, electronic commerce, and supply chain."

Plastics Book

Plastics


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1975
  • Genre: Plastics
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000022743817

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Advanced Processing and Manufacturing Technologies for Structural and Multifunctional Materials IV Book

Advanced Processing and Manufacturing Technologies for Structural and Multifunctional Materials IV


  • Author : Tatsuki Ohji
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-11-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470944059

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Advanced Processing and Manufacturing Technologies for Structural and Multifunctional Materials IV Excerpt :

This issue contains 25 invited and contributed papers, all peer reviewed according to the American Ceramic Society Review Process. The latest developments in processing and manufacturing technologies are covered, including green manufacturing, smart processing, advanced composite manufacturing, rapid processing, joining, machining, and net shape forming technologies. These papers discuss the most important aspects necessary for understanding and further development of processing and manufacturing of ceramic materials and systems.