Designing with Plastics Book

Designing with Plastics


  • Author : Gunter Erhard
  • Publisher : Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
  • Release Date : 2013-03-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 530
  • ISBN 10 : 9783446412828

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Designing with Plastics Excerpt :

"Designing with Plastics" is an indispensable tool for every engineer and designer working with plastic materials. It will assist in the development of plastic parts that are not only functional and esthetically pleasing but also manufacturable while meeting ever increasing end-use requirements. The short but concise introduction into the specific properties of this material class focuses on the practical needs of the designer and lays the foundation for the following in-depth discussion of part design suitable for production and the intended end-use application. Numerous detailed examples highlight practical tips and rules of thumb for successful part design. Content: - Structure and Properties - Properties of Generic Polymeric Materials - Physical Properties - Characteristic Values - Test Methods and Procedures - Geometrically Simple Structural Parts under Static Loads - Design and Material Considerations for Parts Subjected to Mechanical Loads - Designing for Production - Flexing Elements - Mechanical Fasteners - Ribbed Structures - Gear Wheels - Friction Bearings - Wheels and Rollers

Designing with Plastics and Composites  A Handbook Book

Designing with Plastics and Composites A Handbook


  • Author : Donald Rosato
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-04-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 981
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461597230

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Designing with Plastics and Composites A Handbook Excerpt :

For some time there has been a strong need in the plastic and related industries for a detailed, practical book on designing with plastics and composites (reinforced plastics). This one-source book meets this criterion by clearly explaining all aspects of designing with plastics, as can be seen from the Table of Contents and Index. It provides information on what is ahead as well as today's technology. It explains how to interrelate the process of meeting design performance requirements with that of selecting the proper plastic and manufacturing process to make a product at the lowest cost. This book has been prepared with an awareness that its usefulness will depend greatly upon its simplicity. The overall guiding premise has therefore been to provide all essential information. Each chapter is organized to best present a methodology for designing with plastics and composites. of industrial designers, whether in engineering This book will prove useful to all types or involved in products, molds, dies or equipment, and to people in new-product ventures, research and development, marketing, purchasing, and management who are involved with such different products as appliances, the building industry, autos, boats, electronics, furniture, medical, recreation, space vehicles, and others. In this handbook the basic essentials of the properties and processing behaviors of plastics are presented in a single source intended to be one the user will want to keep within easy reach.

Designing Successful Products with Plastics Book

Designing Successful Products with Plastics


  • Author : Mark T. MacLean-Blevins
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2017-08-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323446488

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Designing Successful Products with Plastics Excerpt :

Designing Successful Products with Plastics: Fundamentals of Plastic Part Design provides expert insight into design considerations required to bring a concept product or part through design and ready-for-production. The book shows how integrating four key choices—materials, processes, tooling and design—in every design decision allows the designer to fully vet and optimize the design. Rather than focusing on design rules and engineering equations used during product development, the emphasis of the book is on what the designer needs to consider during the early conceptual visualization stages, and in the detailed stages of the design process. This approach will bridge the gap between the industrial designer, tasked with the ‘big picture’ product design and use, and the part designer, tasked with the detailed plastic part design for manufacture. Useful to both experienced and novice designers, this book brings valuable design process information through specific examples, enabling designers and engineers in the plastics industry to effectively use the available technical information to successfully design and manufacture new products. Bridges the gap between the industrial designer working on product design and use, and the part designer working on detailed part design for manufacture Enables designers to establish a solid foundation for new product development on the ‘four pillars’ of the process: materials, processes, tooling, and design Provides a hierarchy and roadmap through creative product design and implementation, so engineers can translate a product from creative concept through to realization and commercialization

Plastic Part Design for Injection Molding Book

Plastic Part Design for Injection Molding


  • Author : Robert A. Malloy
  • Publisher : Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
  • Release Date : 2012-11-12
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 564
  • ISBN 10 : 9783446433748

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Plastic Part Design for Injection Molding Excerpt :

The goal of the book is to assist the designer in the development of parts that are functional, reliable, manufacturable, and aesthetically pleasing. Since injection molding is the most widely used manufacturing process for the production of plastic parts, a full understanding of the integrated design process presented is essential to achieving economic and functional design goals. Features over 425 drawings and photographs. Contents: Introduction to Materials. Manufacturing Considerations for Injection Molded Parts. The Design Process and Material Selection. Structural Design Considerations. Prototyping and Experimental Stress Analysis. Assembly of Injection Molded Plastic Parts. Conversion Constants.

Plastics Product Design Book

Plastics Product Design


  • Author : Paul F. Mastro
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-02-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118842737

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Plastics Product Design Excerpt :

This book is aimed at designers who have had limited or no experience with plastics materials as well as a more experienced designer who is designing a part for a use, process or an application that they are not familiar with. The reader is provided with an introduction to plastics as a design material and a discussion of materials commonly in use today. There is a discussion of a variety of processes available to the designer to make a part along with the design considerations each process will entail. This section also includes a discussion of useful prototyping processes, including advantages and disadvantages of each. Next, the book will discuss general design considerations applicable to most plastics product designs. In section 2 of the book the author will discuss elements of design of a number of generic plastic product types based on his 40+ years of experience of product design and development for a several companies with a variety of products. This section will include discussions of structural components, gears, bearings, hinges, snap fits, packaging, pressure vessels, and optical components. This section will discuss the general considerations that apply to these applications as well as specific incites about each particular application. The book concludes with a discussion of the general design process.

Plastics Engineered Product Design Book

Plastics Engineered Product Design


  • Author : D.V. Rosato
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2003-12-16
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 588
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080514079

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Plastics Engineered Product Design Excerpt :

• A comprehensive book which collates the experience of two well-known US plastic engineers. • Enables engineers to make informed decisions. • Includes a unique chronology of the world of plastics. The use of plastics is increasing year on year, and new uses are being found for plastics in many industries. Designers using plastics need to understand the nature and properties of the materials which they are using so that the products perform to set standards. This book, written by two very experienced plastics engineers, provides copious information on the materials, fabrication processes, design considerations and plastics performance, thus allowing informed decisions to be made by engineers. It also includes a useful chronology of the world of plastics, a resource not found elsewhere.

Design and Manufacturing of Plastics Products Book

Design and Manufacturing of Plastics Products


  • Author : Antonio Pouzada
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-08-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 606
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128197752

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Design and Manufacturing of Plastics Products Excerpt :

Design and Manufacturing of Plastics Products: Integrating Conventional Methods and Innovative Technologies brings together detailed information on design, materials selection, properties, manufacturing, and the performance of plastic products, incorporating the utilization of the latest novel techniques and additive manufacturing technologies. The book integrates the design of molded products and conventional manufacturing and molding techniques with recent additive manufacturing techniques to produce performant products and cost-effective tools. Key areas of innovation are explained in detail, including hybrid molds, the integration of processing options with product properties and performance, and sustainability factors such as eco-design strategies, recycling, and lifecycle assessment. Other sections cover the development of plastics products, including design methodologies, design solutions specific to plastics, and design for re-use, as well as manufacturing and performance, with an emphasis on thermoplastic molding techniques, recent advances on plastics tooling, and the appraisal of the influence of processing options on product performance. This is a valuable resource to plastics engineers, design engineers, mold makers, and product or part designers across industries. It will also be of interest to researchers and advanced students in plastics engineering, polymer science, additive manufacturing and mechanical engineering. Offers a thorough grounding in plastics part design, thermoplastic material selection, properties, manufacture and performance of plastic parts Presents the latest advances, including the integration of additive manufacturing in the plastics product development cycle, hybrid molds, and lifecycle and recycling considerations Enables the reader to utilize traditional methods alongside cutting-edge technologies in the production of performant plastic products and parts

Plastics Design Handbook Book

Plastics Design Handbook


  • Author : Marlene G. Rosato
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-27
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 680
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461513995

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Plastics Design Handbook Excerpt :

This book provides a simplified and practical approach to designing with plastics that funda mentally relates to the load, temperature, time, and environment subjected to a product. It will provide the basic behaviors in what to consider when designing plastic products to meet performance and cost requirements. Important aspects are presented such as understanding the advantages of different shapes and how they influence designs. Information is concise, comprehensive, and practical. Review includes designing with plastics based on material and process behaviors. As de signing with any materials (plastic, steel, aluminum, wood, etc.) it is important to know their behaviors in order to maximize product performance-to-cost efficiency. Examples of many different designed products are reviewed. They range from toys to medical devices to cars to boats to underwater devices to containers to springs to pipes to buildings to aircraft to space craft. The reader's product to be designed can directly or indirectly be related to product design reviews in the book. Important are behaviors associated and interrelated with plastic materials (thermoplastics, thermosets, elastomers, reinforced plastics, etc.) and fabricating processes (extrusion, injec tion molding, blow molding, forming, foaming, rotational molding, etc.). They are presented so that the technical or non-technical reader can readily understand the interrelationships.

Design Data for Reinforced Plastics Book

Design Data for Reinforced Plastics


  • Author : R.M. Mayer
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 326
  • ISBN 10 : 9789401107075

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Design Data for Reinforced Plastics Excerpt :

In this book, the authors have assembled a systematic set of design parameters describing short and long term mechanical, thermal, electrical, fire and environmental performance, etc. for composites based primarily on continuous glass, aramid and carbon fibres in thermosetting and thermoplastic matrices.

Plastics Product Design Engineering Handbook Book

Plastics Product Design Engineering Handbook


  • Author : Sidney Levy
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461325314

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Plastics Product Design Engineering Handbook Excerpt :

Plastics have become increasingly important in the products used in our society, ranging from housing to packaging, transportation, business machines and especially in medicine and health products. Designing plastic parts for this wide range of uses has become a major activity for designers, architects, engineers, and others who are concerned with product development. Because plastics are unique materials with a broad range of proper ties they are adaptable to a variety of uses. The uniqueness of plastics stems from their physical characteristics which are as different from metals, glasses, and ceramics as these materials are different from each other. One major concern is the design of structures to take loads. Metals as well as the other materials are assumed to respond elastically and to recover completely their original shape after the load is removed. Based on this simple fact, extensive litera ture on applied mechanics of materials has been developed to enable designers to predict accurately the performance of structures under load. Many engineers depend on such texts as Timoshenko's Strength of Materials as a guide to the performance of structures. Using this as a guide, generations of engineers have designed economical and safe structural parts. Unfortunately, these design principles must be modified when designing with plastics since they do not respond elastically to stress and undergo permanent deformation with sus tained loading.

A Chemicals Perspective on Designing with Sustainable Plastics Goals  Considerations and Trade offs Book

A Chemicals Perspective on Designing with Sustainable Plastics Goals Considerations and Trade offs


  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-12-07
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 76
  • ISBN 10 : 9789264772885

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A Chemicals Perspective on Designing with Sustainable Plastics Goals Considerations and Trade offs Excerpt :

The development of plastic products does not systematically take sustainability, particularly from a chemicals perspective, into account. This report seeks to enable the creation of inherently sustainable plastic products by integrating sustainable chemistry thinking in the design process.

Introduction to Plastics Engineering Book
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Introduction to Plastics Engineering


  • Author : Anshuman Shrivastava
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2018-05-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 262
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323396196

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Introduction to Plastics Engineering Excerpt :

Introduction to Plastics Engineering provides a single reference covering the basics of polymer and plastics materials, and their properties, design, processing and applications in a practical way. The book discusses materials engineering through properties formulation, combining part design and processing to produce final products. This book will be a beneficial guide to materials engineers developing new formulations, processing engineers producing those formulations, and design and product engineers seeking to understand the materials and methods for developing new applications. The book incorporates material properties, engineering, processing, design, applications and sustainable and bio based solutions. Ideal for those just entering the industry, or transitioning between sectors, this is a quick, relevant and informative reference guide to plastics engineering and processing for engineers and plastics practitioners. Provides a single unified reference covering plastics materials, properties, design, processing and applications Offers end-to-end coverage of the industry, from formulation to part design, processing, and the final product Serves as an ideal introductory book for new plastics engineers and students of plastics engineering Provides a convenient reference for more experienced practitioners

Industrial Design of Plastics Products Book

Industrial Design of Plastics Products


  • Author : Joseph Gordon
  • Publisher : Wiley-Interscience
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 600
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015055915972

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Industrial Design of Plastics Products Excerpt :

The most comprehensive volume to date on the design and manufacture of plastics Plastic product design relies on the same formulas and procedures used for the design of metal, yet plastics are unique building materials that require more in-depth knowledge to produce acceptable results. Plastic product designers must address specific quality control concerns in order to produce quality products at acceptable costs. Covering the many variables that impact the success of a plastics manufacturing program, Industrial Design of Plastics Products provides a complete resource for the efficient design and production of plastics. Industrial Design of Plastics Products lists all steps necessary for effectively designing a plastic product for any industry. Physical properties and agency codes are listed, as well as full checklists for all areas of product design, contract, material selection, assembly techniques, manufacture, tooling, decoration, and shipping. The text also offers a list of examples with corresponding case studies to illustrate key concepts. Other features of this comprehensive volume include: * An easy-to-understand list of requirements for establishing a manufacturing program * A discussion of how material properties should be analyzed to achieve a product with the correct properties * A full set of design equations, including examples of how they should be used and considered when designing a plastic product Successful plastic product design involves using the design team method to determine which material, mold, and process is best to manufacture a product. Industrial Design of Plastics Products provides a more detailed treatment in the basics of the subject than any other available resource, proving invaluable to design, chemical, and electrical engineers; materials scientists; and plastics manufacturers.

Selection of Polymeric Materials Book

Selection of Polymeric Materials


  • Author : E. Alfredo Campo
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2008-03-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN 10 : 9780815518969

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Selection of Polymeric Materials Excerpt :

Today engineers, designers, buyers and all those who have to work with plastics face a dilemma. There has been a proliferation of test methods by which plastic properties are measured. The property data measured by these test methods are not identical and sometimes have large differences. How are engineers, designers, buyers going to decide the type and resin grade and their property data? Which are the valid test methods? The right plastic property data are the difference between success and failure of a design, thus making the property selection process critical. For the first time this book provides a simple and efficient approach to a highly complex and time consuming task. There are over 26,000 different grades of polymers and millions of parts and applications, further adding to the difficulty of the selection process. Selection of Polymeric Materials steers engineers and designers onto the right path to selecting the appropriate values for each plastic property. A large amount of property information has been provided to teach and assist the plastic part designer and others in selecting the right resin and properties for an application. Various standards including ASTM, ISO, UL, and British Specifications have been discussed to help the readers in making sound decisions. • A simple and efficient approach to a highly complex and time consuming task. • Allows engineers to select from various standards including ASTM, ISO, UL, and British Specification. • Presents information on properties such as tensile strength, melt temperature, continuous service temperature, moisture exposure, specific gravity and flammability ratings. • Tried and true values narrow myriad choices down quickly for readers.