Plastics Extrusion Technology Handbook

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Industrial Press Inc., 1989 - Technology & Engineering - 388 pages
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Offering complete and in-depth data and information on plastics extrusion, this practical handbook presents the technology of the subject rather than the theory. Presents an overview of extrusion technology as applied to the operation of extrusion systems and the design of tooling and equipment for use in the process. Provides basic technical information on the behavior of polymer and plastics materials in the extrusion process. Contains tool descriptions that provide a basis for the analysis of existing product lines as examples for the design of new systems. Includes illustrations of and background material on control systems for the extruder and extrusion process.
 

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Contents

Fundamentals of the Extrusion Process
1
Extruder Design Construction and Operation
22
Extrusion Dies for Specific Product Lines
96
Controlling the Extrusion Process
151
HeatTransfer and HeatContent Considerations
170
Downstream Equipment and Auxiliary Units for Extrusion Lines
188
Coextrusion and DualExtrusion Technology
223
Extrusion of Cellular Plastics Products
245
ExtrusionSystem Design and Integration
267
OnLine and Computer Control of the Extrusion Process
283
Plant Design and Operations
309
Extrusion Products and Processes
333
Glossary
362
Table of Units and Conversion
369
Index
373
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About the author (1989)

Sidney Levy has been associated with the general contracting business for 40 years, working on projects ranging from residential high-rises to pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. He is the author of eleven books pertaining to project management, subcontracting, the Japanese construction industry, and international infrastructure. Mr. Levy currently is the principal in a construction consulting business in Baltimore, Maryland where he resides.

R. Dodge Woodson has built as many as 60 houses a year. He is a licensed builder, remodeler, designated real estate broker, master plumber, and master gasfitter. His experience as a land developer and builder makes his contribution to this book extremely valuable. Woodson has authored numerous books and continues to apply his trade as he has for more than 25 years.

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