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Plastic Product Material and Process Selection Handbook - Donald Rosato

Plastic Product Material and Process Selection Handbook

Paperback Published: 15th September 2004
ISBN: 9781856174312
Number Of Pages: 618

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This book is for people involved in working with plastic material and plastic fabricating processes. The information and data in this book are provided as a comparative guide to help in understanding the performance of plastics and in making the decisions that must be made when developing a logical approach to fabricating plastic products to meet performance requirements at the lowest costs. It is formatted to allow for easy reader access and this care has been translated into the individual chapter constructions and index.
This book makes very clear the behaviour of the 35,000 different plastics with the different behaviours of the hundreds of processes. Products reviewed range from toys to medical devices, to cars, to boats, to underwater devices, containers, springs, pipes, aircraft and spacecraft. The reader's product to be designed and/or fabricated can be directly or indirectly related to plastic materials, fabricating processes and/or product design reviews in this book.

*Essential for people involved in working with plastic material and plastic fabricating processes
*Will help readers understand the performance of plastics
*Helps readers to make decisions which meet performance requirements and to keep costs low

Introduction
Plastic Property
Fabricating Product
Injection Molding
Extrusion
Blow Molding
Thermoforming
Foaming
Calendering
Coating
Casting
Reaction
Injection Molding
Rotational Molding
Compression Molding
Reinforced Plastics
Other Process, Mold and Die Tooling
Auxiliary Equipment
Summary
The Social Life of Guns: An Introduction
Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun: Nation-States, Small Arms, and Local Victims
Gunscapes: Toward a Global Geography of the Firearm
"Silent But Deadly: Guns and Ceasefire Agreements in Northern Ireland"
Gun Politics: Reflections on Brazil's Failed Gun Ban Referendum in the Rio de Janeiro Context
"Of Guns, Children and the Maelstrom"
Warriors and Guns: the Anthropology of Cattle Rustling in Northeastern Africa
Cocked and Loaded: Race, Sex, and Gender
Arming Desire: The Sexual Force of Guns in the U.S.
Drawing a Virtual Gun
'Gun Rights are Civil Rights': Racism and the Right to Keep and Bear Arms in the United States
Aiming for Manhood: The Transformation of Guns into Objects of American Masculinity
'Man to Man: Power and Male Relationships in the Gunplay Film'
Playing, Dancing, and Thinking with Guns
'I Shot the Sheriff': Gun Talk in Jamaican Popular Music
Playing at Hate: War Games, the Aryan World Congress, and the American Psyche
The Celebration of Violence: A Live-Fire Demonstration Carried Out by Japan's Contemporary Military
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ISBN: 9781856174312
ISBN-10: 185617431X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 618
Published: 15th September 2004
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.33
Weight (kg): 0.9