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Thermoplastic Material Selection: A Practical Guide presents current information on how proper material selection is a critical component of any manufactured product. The text is a practical guide to a difficult process, giving the reader a fundamental grounding in thermoplastic materials and providing the tools they need to save time, money, and frustration.

The book provides an overview of the most commonly used thermoplastic materials, including discussions of the different chemical families, plastics categories, and material grades - and the implications of these differences on the material selection process. It provides fresh insights on the traditional methods of material selection based on performance and cost, and also discusses the use of non-traditional methods based on subjective evaluation.

Subsequent sections include references on tools that can be used to conduct further exploration, how to accurately select the most suitable material, writing an effective material specification, and working with material suppliers and distributors.

Thermoplastic Material Selection, 1st Edition

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Key Features

  • Presents current information on how proper thermoplastics material selection is a critical component of any manufactured product
  • A practical guide to a difficult process, giving the reader a fundamental grounding in thermoplastics material selection and providing the tools they need to save time, money, and frustration
  • Delivers insights on the traditional methods of material selection based on performance and cost, and introduces nontraditional methods based on size, form, appearance, and feel

Readership

Designers and engineers engaged in the design and development of new products. Technical professionals responsible for the design and/or production of plastic components.

Other Information

Author : E  Larson    
Release Date: 05 May 2015
Imprint: William Andrew
Print Book ISBN: 9780323312998 
eBook ISBN: 9780323312653 
Pages: 364
Dimensions: 229 X 152

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