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MEE536 Plastics Manufacturing

[3–0, 3 cr.]

Introduction to polymeric materials; categories; morphologies; fillers and additives. Physical and Mechanical properties of plastics. Plastics Testing. Plastics processing: injection molding; extrusion; expansion; thermoforming; blow molding. Injection time cycle; shrinkage of molded plastics. Flow rate calculation of molten plastics. Single and twin screw extrusion. Extrusion screw elements. Metering flow rate in extrusion Rheology.

Fifth year standing