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What exactly is polycondensation? What is the best way to explain to a trainee what long fiber reinforced thermoplastics are? What are prepregs, and how are they applied effectively?

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BASICS Package

General basics about plastics technology

  • Bruder: User’s Guide to Plastic
  • Bonten: Plastics Technology
  • Rudolph/Kiesel: Understanding Plastics Recycling
  • Schiller: A Practical Approach to Scientific Molding
  • Rauwendaal: Understanding Extrusion
  • Pruner/Nesch: Understanding Injection Molds
  • Osswald: Understanding Polymer Processing
  • Rao: Basic Polymer Engineering Data

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INJECTION MOLDING Package

Injection molding and injection molds, from basic to advanced

  • Dangel: Injection Molds for Beginners
  • Kerkstra/Brammer: Injection Molding Advanced Troubleshooting Guide
  • Naranjo: Injection Molding Processing Data
  • Kulkarni: Robust Process Development and Scientific Molding
  • Chen/Turng: Advanced Injection Molding Technologies
  • Kazmer: Injection Mold Design Engineering
  • Beaumont: Runner and Gating Design Handbook
  • Tosello: Micro Injection Molding
  • Baur/Osswald/Rudolph: Plastics Handbook

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EXTRUSION Package

Single- and twin-screw extrusion and extrusion dies, from basic to advanced

  • Hopmann/Michaeli: Extrusion Dies for Plastics and Rubber
  • Rao: Diagnostics of Extrusion Processes
  • Rauwendaal: Polymer Extrusion
  • Campbell/Spalding: Analyzing and Troubleshooting Single-Screw Extruders
  • Kohlgrüber: Co-Rotating Twin-Screw Extruders: Fundamentals
  • Kohlgrüber: Co-Rotating Twin-Screw Extruders: Applications
  • Chung: Extrusion of Polymers
  • Baur/Osswald/Rudolph: Plastics Handbook

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COMPOSITES Package

Fibers and fiber-reinforced plastic materials, from basic to advanced

  • Lengsfeld/Mainka/Altstädt: Carbon Fibers
  • Kenig: Processing of Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Lengsfeld/Altstädt: Composite Technology
  • Böhlke: Continuous-Discontinuous Polymers
  • Gandhi/Osswald: Discontinuous Composites
  • Baur/Osswald/Rudolph: Plastics Handbook

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€79,89*

DESIGN AND 3D PRINTING Package

Part and product design and additive manufacturing, from basic to advanced

  • Gebhardt/Kessler/Thurn: 3D Printing
  • Gebhardt/Hötter: Additive Manufacturing
  • Schmid: Laser Sintering with Plastics
  • Bhargava: Robust Plastic Product Design
  • Koopmans/Van Doorsselaer: Ecodesign
  • Tres: Designing Plastic Parts for Assembly
  • Malloy: Plastic Part Design for Injection Molding
  • Baur/Osswald/Rudolph: Plastics Handbook

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€79,89*

* Prices incl. currently valid VAT
** Refers to annual price for single purchase monthly subscription
BASICS Package: Annual price when purchased individually: €239.88 - Annual subscription €199.99.
INJECTION MOLDING Package: Annual price when purchased individually: €479.88 - Annual subscription €399.99.
EXTRUSION Package: Annual price when purchased individually: €479.88 - Annual subscription €399.99.
COMPOSITES Package: Annual price when purchased individually: €479.88 - Annual subscription €399.99.
DESIGN AND 3D-PRINTING Package: Annual price when purchased individually: €479.88 - Annual subscription €399.99.

 

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