Thermoforming of Single and Multilayer Laminates Book

Thermoforming of Single and Multilayer Laminates


  • Author : Syed Ali Ashter
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2013-11-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455731862

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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 and multilayered laminates, including barrier films. For environmental and economic reasons, laminates are becoming increasingly important as a replacement for solid sheets and paint finishes in many industries, including transportation, packaging, and construction. Yet the processes of film formability during the extensive deformation and elevated temperatures experienced in conventional processing technologies, such as thermoforming, are poorly understood by most engineers. This book covers production processes, such as extrusion, calendaring, and casting, as well as mechanical and impact testing methods. It also describes how testing protocols developed for metals can be leveraged for plastic films and laminates, and includes a thorough discussion on methods for performing optical strain analysis. Applications in transportation vehicles and packaging, including packaging for food, medical and electronics applications, sports equipment, and household appliances, are discussed. Safety, recycling and environmental aspects of thermoforming and its products complete the book. First comprehensive source of information and hands-on guide for the thermoforming of multilayered laminates Covers applications across such sectors as automotive, packaging, home goods, and construction Introduces new testing methods leveraging protocols used for metals

Multilayer Flexible Packaging Book

Multilayer Flexible Packaging


  • Author : John R. Wagner, Jr.
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2016-03-29
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 410
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323477185

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Multilayer Flexible Packaging, Second Edition, provides a thorough introduction to the manufacturing and applications of flexible plastic films, covering materials, hardware and processes, and multilayer film designs and applications. The book gives engineers and technicians a better understanding of the capability and limitations of multilayer flexible films and how to use them to make effective packaging. It includes contributions from world renowned experts and is fully updated to reflect the rapid advances made in the field since 2009, also including an entirely new chapter on the use of bio-based polymers in flexible packaging. The result is a practical, but detailed reference for polymeric flexible packaging professionals, including product developers, process engineers, and technical service representatives. The materials coverage includes detailed sections on polyethylene, polypropylene, and additives. The dies used to produce multilayer films are explored in the hardware section, and the process engineering of film manufacture is explained, with a particular focus on meeting specifications and targets. In addition, a new chapter has been added on regulations for food packaging – including both FDA and EU regulations. Provides a complete introduction to multilayer flexible packaging, assisting plastics practitioners with the development, design, and manufacture of flexible packaging for food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and more Presents thorough, well-written, and up-to-date reviews of the current technology by experts in the field, making this an essential reference for any engineer or manager Includes discussion and analysis of the latest rules and regulations governing food packaging

Manufacturing and Novel Applications of Multilayer Polymer Films Book

Manufacturing and Novel Applications of Multilayer Polymer Films


  • Author : Deepak Langhe
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2016-01-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323374668

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Manufacturing and Novel Applications of Multilayer Polymer Films discusses the advancements in multilayer technology, including its capability to produce hundreds of layers in a single film by a melt coextrusion process. These engineered films can have significantly enhanced performance properties, allowing films to be made thinner, stronger, and with better sealing properties. As recent developments in feedblocks and materials have opened up a range of new possibilities, this book discusses different feedblocks, and viscosity and material considerations. It is the first comprehensive summary of the latest technology in multilayer film processing and related applications, and is written from a practical perspective, translating research into commercial production and real world products. The book provides fundamental knowledge on microlayer coextrusion processing technology, how to fabricate such structures, structure and properties of such microlayers, and potential applications, thus helping research scientists and engineers develop products which not only fulfill their primary function, but can also be manufactured reliably, safely, and economically. Provides a fundamental knowledge of microlayer coextrusion processing, including how to fabricate microlayer structures, the properties of microlayers, and potential applications, including optics, polymer film capacitors, and semiconductors Includes an in-depth analysis of all technologies used for producing multilayered films and structures by coextrusion processing Thoroughly assesses potential future trends in multilayer coextrusion technology, thus enabling engineers and scientists to stay ahead of the curve in this rapidly advancing area

Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Technologies Book

Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Technologies


  • Author : Vidosav Majstorovic
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-04-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 475
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319564302

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This book presents the proceedings from the 5th NEWTECH conference (Belgrade, Serbia, 5–9 June 2017), the latest in a series of high-level conferences that bring together experts from academia and industry in order to exchange knowledge, ideas, experiences, research results, and information in the field of manufacturing. The range of topics addressed is wide, including, for example, machine tool research and in-machine measurements, progress in CAD/CAM technologies, rapid prototyping and reverse engineering, nanomanufacturing, advanced material processing, functional and protective surfaces, and cyber-physical and reconfigurable manufacturing systems. The book will benefit readers by providing updates on key issues and recent progress in manufacturing engineering and technologies and will aid the transfer of valuable knowledge to the next generation of academics and practitioners. It will appeal to all who work or conduct research in this rapidly evolving field.

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 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

Processing Technology for Bio Based Polymers Book

Processing Technology for Bio Based Polymers


  • Author : Khalid Mahmood Zia
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-06-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323858199

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Processing Technology for Bio-Based Polymers: Advanced Strategies and Practical Aspects brings together the latest advances and novel technologies surrounding the synthesis and manufacture of biopolymers, ranging from bio-based polymers to synthetic polymers from bio-derived monomers. Sections examine bio-based polymer chemistry, discuss polymerization process and emerging design technologies, cover manufacturing and processing approaches, explain cutting-edge approaches and innovative applications, and focus on biomedicals and other key application areas. Final chapters provide detailed discussion and an analysis of economic and environmental concerns, practical considerations, challenges, opportunities and future trends. This is a valuable resource for researchers, scientists and advanced students in polymer science, bio-based materials, nanomaterials, plastics engineering, biomaterials, chemistry, biotechnology, and materials science and engineering, as well as R&D professionals, engineers and industrialists interested in the development of biopolymers for advanced products and applications. Focuses on the processing of bio-based polymers, covering both traditional methods and innovative new approaches Offers novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies for biopolymer research, preparation and application Examines other key considerations, including reliability and end product, economic concerns, and environmental and lifecycle aspects

Synthetic Engineering Materials and Nanotechnology Book

Synthetic Engineering Materials and Nanotechnology


  • Author : Ibrahim M. Alarifi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-10-29
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128242490

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Synthetic Engineering Materials and Nanotechnology covers the latest research and developments of synthetic processes, materials, applications and technologies. In addition, innovations in synthetic engineering materials techniques are analyzed. Each chapter addresses key concepts, properties and applications of important categories of synthetic materials, including metals alloys, polymers, composites, rubbers, oils and foams. Advances in nanomaterials produced by synthetic engineering methods are also considered, including ceramic, carbon, metal oxide, composite, and membrane-derived nanomaterials. The primary synthetic engineering materials techniques covered include thermo-mechanical, chemical, physiochemical, electrochemical, bottom-up, hybrid and biological methods. This book is suitable for early career researchers in academia and R&D in areas such as materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering and chemical engineering. Provides the fundamentals on materials produced through synthetic engineering methods, including their properties, experimental and characterization techniques, and applications Reviews the advances of synthetic engineering methods for nanomaterials applications, including electrospinning, atomic layer deposition, ion implantation, bottom-up, hybrid strategies, and more Includes numerous, real-world examples and case studies to apply the fundamental concepts to experiments and real-world applications

Fluoroplastics  Volume 1 Book

Fluoroplastics Volume 1


  • Author : Sina Ebnesajjad
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-10-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 718
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455732005

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Fluoroplastics, Volume 1, compiles in one place a working knowledge of the polymer chemistry and physics of non-melt processible fluoropolymers with detailed descriptions of commercial processing methods, material properties, fabrication and handling information, technologies, and applications. Also, history, market statistics, and safety and recycling aspects are covered. Both volumes contain a large amount of specific property data which is useful for users to readily compare different materials and align material structure with end use applications. Volume 1 concentrates mostly on polytetrafluoroethylene and polychlorotrifluoroethylene and their processing techniques – which are essentially non-melt-processes – used across a broad range of industries including automotive, aerospace, electronic, food, beverage, oil/gas, and medical devices. Since the first edition was published many new technical developments and market changes have taken place and new grades of materials have entered the market. This new edition is a thoroughly updated and significantly expanded revision covering new technologies and applications, and addressing the changes that have taken place in the fluoropolymer markets. Fluoroplastics, Volume 1 is an all-encompassing handbook for non-melt processible fluoropolymers – a unique and invaluable reference for professionals in the fluoropolymer industry and fluoropolymer application industries. Exceptionally broad and comprehensive coverage of non-melt processible fluoropolymers processing and applications. Practical approach, written by long-standing authority in the fluoropolymers industry. New technologies, materials and applications are included in the new edition.

Handbook of Nucleating Agents Book

Handbook of Nucleating Agents


  • Author : George Wypych
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-01-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781927885826

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Handbook of Nucleating Agents

Design  Manufacturing and Applications of Composites Tenth Workshop 2014 Book

Design Manufacturing and Applications of Composites Tenth Workshop 2014


  • Author : Reza Vaziri
  • Publisher : DEStech Publications, Inc
  • Release Date : 2015-03-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 401
  • ISBN 10 : 9781605951690

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New strategies on fillers, reinforcements, process modeling and SHM Discusses carbon fiber, ceramic, metal, and wood compositesApplications to wind turbines, aerospace, piping The tenth in an ongoing series, this large volume contains 44 papers published for the first time on the behavior, process modeling and testing of composites, written by well-known researchers from universities and research centers in Japan and Canada. Special attention is given to advances in reinforcements, manufacturing, and sensing methods for SHM of composite processes and damage. Key words include: braided composites, nanotube, graphene nanoplatelet, moisture effects, structural health, functionally graded shells, curvilinear composite, lignin, sensors, piezoelectric, and damage sensing.

Building Integrated Photovoltaic Thermal Systems Book

Building Integrated Photovoltaic Thermal Systems


  • Author : Huiming Yin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-10-26
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 599
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128210659

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Building Integrated Photovoltaic Thermal Systems: Fundamentals, Designs, and Applications presents various applications, system designs, manufacturing, and installation techniques surrounding how to build integrated photovoltaics. This book provides a comprehensive understanding of all system components, long-term performance and testing, and the commercialization of building integrated photovoltaic thermal (BIPVT) systems. By addressing potential obstacles with current photovoltaic (PV) systems, such as efficiency bottlenecks and product heat harvesting, the authors not only cover the fundamentals and design philosophy of the BIPVT technology, but also introduce a hybrid system for building integrated thermal electric roofing. Topics covered in Building Integrated Photovoltaic Thermal Systems are useful for scientists and engineers in the fields of photovoltaics, electrical and civil engineering, materials science, sustainable energy harvesting, solar energy, and renewable energy production. Contains system integration methods supported by industry developments Includes real-life examples and functional projects as case studies for comparison Covers system design challenges, offering unique solutions

The Science and Technology of Flexible Packaging Book

The Science and Technology of Flexible Packaging


  • Author : Barry A Morris
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2016-09-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 744
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323243254

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The Science and Technology of Flexible Packaging: Multilayer Films from Resin and Process to End Use provides a comprehensive guide to the use of plastic films in flexible packaging, covering scientific principles, properties, processes, and end use considerations. The book brings the science of multilayer films to the practitioner in a concise and impactful way, presenting the fundamental understanding required to improve product design, material selection, and processes, and includes information on why one material is favored over another for a particular application, or how the film or coating affects material properties. Detailed descriptions and analysis of the key properties of packaging films are provided from both an engineering and scientific perspective. End-use effects are also covered in detail, providing key insights into the way the products being packaged influence film properties and design. The book bridges the gap between key scientific literature and the practical challenges faced by the flexible packaging industry, providing essential scientific insights, best practice techniques, environmental sustainability information, and key principles of structure design to enable engineers and scientists to deliver superior products with reduced development time and cost. Provides essential information on all aspects of multilayer films in flexible packaging Aids in material selection and processing, shortening development times and delivering stronger products Bridges the gap between scientific principles and key challenges in the packaging industry, with practical explanations to assist practitioners in overcoming those challenges

Fluoropolymer Applications in the Chemical Processing Industries Book

Fluoropolymer Applications in the Chemical Processing Industries


  • Author : Sina Ebnesajjad
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2017-10-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 452
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323461153

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Fluoropolymer Applications in Chemical Processing Industries: The Definitive User's Guide and Handbook, Second Edition, contains the most extensive collection of data and information on fluoropolymer applications in chemical processing industries. Because of their superior properties, fluoropolymers have been rapidly replacing metal alloys for corrosion inhibition in chemical processing equipment. This book is a complete compendium of information about fluoropolymer lining materials and structural piping and tubing. Fluoropolymer surfaces preserve purity of processing streams in the chemical processing, plastics, food, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, and pulp and paper industries. Updated to reflect major changes since 2004, this book contains practical, problem-solving tools for professionals in those industries. Equipment manufacturers, plant operators, and product design and manufacturing engineers all will benefit from the in-depth knowledge provided. This new edition includes new fluoropolymer grades and new examples of the fluoropolymer role in preventing corrosion. New fabrication techniques have been added, and additional emphasis has been placed on adhesion and welding techniques. New sections have been added on inspection of new linings, and in-service inspection – including inspection frequency, acceptance criteria, fitness for service evaluation, and reparability. Includes extensive guidelines for the selection of fluoropolymers for corrosion control Features a detailed ‘how-to’ on processes that convert fluoropolymers into shapes and parts Discusses fabrication techniques to finish the fluoropolymer components before exposure to harsh chemical environments Includes laboratory techniques to determine the cause of part failure, and a modeling methodology to predict and analyze failure of fluoropolymer parts

Plastics Engineering Book

Plastics Engineering


  • Author : Russell J. Crawford
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2020-01-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 638
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081007105

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Plastics Engineering, Fourth Edition, presents basic essentials on the properties and processing behaviour of plastics and composites. The book gives engineers and technologists a sound understanding of basic principles without the introduction of unduly complex levels of mathematics or chemistry. Early chapters discuss the types of plastics currently available and describe how designers select a plastic for a particular application. Later chapters guide the reader through the mechanical behaviour of materials, along with a detailed analysis of their major processing techniques and principles. All techniques are illustrated with numerous worked examples within each chapter, with further problems provided at the end. This updated edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect major changes in plastic materials and their processing techniques that have occurred since the previous edition. The plastics and processing techniques addressed within the book have been comprehensively updated to reflect current materials and technologies, with new worked examples and problems also included. Gives new engineers and technologists a thorough understanding of the essential properties and processing behavior of plastics and composites Presents a great source of foundational information for students, early-career engineers and researchers Demonstrates how basic engineering principles in design, mechanics of materials, fluid mechanics and thermodynamics may be applied to the properties, processing and performance of modern plastic materials

Cellulose Fibre Reinforced Composites Book

Cellulose Fibre Reinforced Composites


  • Author : R Arun Ramnath
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-10-29
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 438
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323901260

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Cellulose Fibre Reinforced Composites: Interface Engineering, Processing and Performance provides an up-to-date review of current research in cellulose fiber reinforced polymer composites. Key emphasis is placed on interface engineering, modern technologies needed for processing and materials performance in industrial applications. Novel techniques for interfacial adhesion, characterization and assessment of cellulose fiber reinforced composites are also discussed, along with current trends and future directions. With contributions from leading researchers in industry, academic, government and private research institutions from across the globe, the book will be an essential reference resource for all those working in the field of cellulose fibers and their composites. Reviews advances in recent research towards enhancing the mechanical properties of cellulose fiber composites Discusses interface engineering and modern technologies needed for processing cellulose fiber composites Includes case studies of problems with interfaces and practical industrial applications