Accession Number : ADA307682

Title :   Solid-Phase Forming (Cold Forming) of Plastics.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for 1966-1971,

Corporate Author : PLASTICS TECHNICAL EVALUATION CENTER PICATINNY ARSENAL NJ

Personal Author(s) : Titus, Joan B.

PDF Url : ADA307682

Report Date : JAN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 109

Abstract : This report covers solid-phase forming of plastic parts. These forming concepts involve the use of traditional metal working techniques which are new to the field of thermoplastic part production. Discussed are: the various solid-phase forming processes; thermoplastic materials suitable to these methods; part design; advantages and disadvantages of the processes; equipment and tooling requirements; processing effects on part properties; production economics and suggested applications suitable to these techniques.

Descriptors :   *PLASTICS, *SOLID PHASES, *COLD WORKING, REQUIREMENTS, PRODUCTION, ECONOMICS, TOOLS, PROCESSING, THERMOPLASTIC RESINS, PARTS, METALWORKING.

Subject Categories : Plastics
      Physical Chemistry
      Polymer Chemistry
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE