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 Part I|228 pages


chapter 1|21 pages

Compression Molding

ByRobert W. Bainbridge

chapter 2|11 pages

Transfer Molding

ByRobert W. Bainbridge

chapter 3|38 pages


ByJeff Martin

chapter 4|30 pages

Rotational Molding

ByDario Ramazzotti

chapter 5|19 pages

Injection Molding

ByEdward Miller

chapter 6|29 pages


ByStanley F. Raber

chapter 7|55 pages

Ultrasonic Assembly of Thermoplastics

ByRobert L. Bongo

chapter 8|18 pages

Plating on Plastics

ByConstantine I. Courduvelis

part Part II|139 pages

Design for Processes

chapter 9|17 pages

Thermoset Part Design Recommendations

ByRobert W. Bainbridge

chapter 10|21 pages

Structural Foam Design

ByDenis M. Barone

chapter 11|34 pages

Influence of Residual Stresses on Mechanical Behavior of Polymers

ByBharat Thakkar

chapter 12|63 pages

Design of Adhesive Joints: Stress and Failure

ByGeorge C. Sih