This book provides information on complexities, peculiarities, and limitations of various molding processes, and the comparative advantages and disadvantages of the possible plastic products manufacturing techniques, to permit an ideal match of good design and processing.
Part I: Processes 1. Compression Molding 2. Transfer Molding 3. Pultrusion 4. Rotational Molding 5. Injection Molding 6. Blowmolding 7. Ultrasonic Assembly of Thermoplastics 8. Plating on Plastics Part II: Design for Processes 9. Thermoset Part Design Recommendations 10. Structural Foam Design 11. Influence of Residual Stresses on Mechanical Behavior of Polymers 12. Design of Adhesive Joints: Stress and Failure