Introduction to Plastics Processing (Replaced by 27.219)

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: 27.207; Last Offered: No Data;

Course Description

The first part of the course will cover bulk properties, rheology, and miscellaneous properties which affect processing. Basic equipment such as drives, heater bands, various instrumentation, and barrels and screws will be thoroughly examined and discussed. The third core portion of the course will address basic extrusion. The remainder of the course will cover material designed to permit seamless transition to the injection molding course. Depending on the interests and backgrounds of course participants, the instructor will explore various forming processes, such as blown film, flat film, and profiles and pipes. Other processes and troubleshooting will be covered as time permits.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: 27.201
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3;

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