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Plastic molding and design

Plastic molding and design

Plastic molding and design

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I'm looking for a book that gives general descriptions of the different types of plastic parts manufactureing, such as injection molding, extureding, vacum form and what types of plastic can be used in each. Can anyone give me a name of a  good book or mag. at a resonable price.

Thanks

RE: Plastic molding and design

You can contact the material companies.
They have manuals that give quite a bit of information about designing with a specific material.  Designing Plastic Parts is something that is hard learned from a book.  

One suggestion that I have is if you happen to find a  seminar that is put on by Glenn Beall.  Go to it, would be money well spent.  Check out the SPE website or the Plastic Trade magazines.  Glenn's seminars are usually listed there.

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Frank M.
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