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Frequency: 6 issues/year
Description: Engineering360's Plastics Fabrication Newsletter covers new methods for making parts out of plastics as well as improvements to “tried-and-true” methods, such as molding, extrusion, and machining. This publication also covers new plastics materials that extend or expand fabrication techniques, plus software packages that speed or facilitate the fabrication process.
Markets Served: Automotive and Aerospace; Consumer Products and Consumer Electronics; Medical Equipment; Computers
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Covers new technologies impacting the aerospace industry.
Serves manufacturers of consumer, commercial, business, and medical appliances, as well as the design and engineering firms, product development, and industrial design firms supporting this industry segment.
Helps engineers specify optimum parts and select best fabrication practices to improve performance, lower cost, and speed production of today's passenger cars, trucks, and off-road vehicles
Covers design, construction, and operation of plants and machinery for making such products as acids, dyes, drugs, plastics, and synthetic rubber by adapting the chemical reactions discovered by the laboratory chemist to large-scale production.
Coatings & Surface Engineering
Covers new products and developments in materials, applications, and processes for surface engineering.
Defense & Security Technology
Updates subscribers with the latest developments across all technology sectors relevant to defense and security.
Design & Analysis Software
Keeps subscribers up to date on four main categories of design and analysis software: Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Manufacturing, Computer Aided Engineering, and Product Lifecycle Management.
Fastening, Joining & Assembly
Covers information about fasteners and materials that hold parts together (screws, rivets, bolts, adhesives, etc.), the tools and systems that automate application/dispensing of fasteners/adhesives, and new assembly/disassembly techniques integrated into system design.
Light & Laser
Covers materials and components used in the creation, detection, or manipulation of light.
Mechanical Power Transmission
Offers information on a range of systems that may use combinations of belts and chain drives, gears and gear drives, couplings, clutches and brakes, and other components.
Packaging & Labeling
Tracks trends and products for the packaging and labeling industry.
Plastics & ResinsSee More
Focuses on new materials, from engineered thermoplastics to plastic films and composites.
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Past Issues of this eNewsletter
Volume 14 - Issue 2 - 04/25/2019
Plastics shredders; Choosing a recirculation system for liquid ring vacuum pumps; Hands-off cooling water flow rate control; Available now: blow molding design guide; Noncontact temperature measurement of plastics
Volume 14 - Issue 1 - 02/28/2019
certification checklist for fiberglass reinforced plastic vessels; Why do plastics fabricators use Simichrome?; Plastics shredders; New blow molding technology makes better parts at lower cost
Volume 13 - Issue 6 - 12/27/2018
Combined Applications for the Analysis of 27 Elements in Petrochemical Products; Purity or Plasma Resistance in Semicon Seals: Can You Have Both?; 3 Things To Consider For Reliable, Regulatory-compliant Food Applications
Volume 13 - Issue 5 - 10/25/2018
ASME Certification Checklist for Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic Vessels; Drawn Fiber Polymers: Chemical and Mechanical Features; Superior Performance of Telene® pDCPD; PTFE Bushings That Provide a Comfortable Automotive Interior; Four Questions to Guide Your Laboratory Centrifuge Selection; Complex Embedded Design Made Quick, Easy, and Enduring
Volume 13 - Issue 4 - 08/23/2018
Comparing Test Methods for Sodium Determination; Four Most Common Rubber Manufacturing Processes; Custom Forming and Fabrication of All Thermoplastic Materials; The Future of Automotive Lightweighting with Tolerance Ring Stator Mounting Solutions; Beach to Bench: Microplastics Analysis Using FTIR Imaging
Volume 13 - Issue 3 - 06/28/2018
A Surefire Way Gasket Manufacturers Can Reduce Their Carbon Footprint; New Blow Molding Technology; Automatically Control Injection Mold Cooling Water Flow Rate; Mold and Die Cleaning; Comparing Test Methods for Sodium Determination
Volume 13 - Issue 2 - 04/26/2018
Breakthrough New Technology for Foam Injection Molding Featured at NPE; Plastics Shredders from; Composite Bearing Design with Improved Tribology and Machinability; Blow Molding Structural Advances; A Fluoroelastomer for High pH Environments
Volume 13 - Issue 1 - 02/22/2018
Reduce Cycle Time in Gas Assist Injection Molding Up to 50%; Plastics Shredders; Automotive Innovation: A Fluoroelastomer for High pH Environments; Avoiding Tolerance Stack-up with Rubber Parts; View Mold Cooling Data on Your Smartphone; Composite Bearing Design with Improved Tribology and Machinability
Volume 12 - Issue 6 - 12/28/2017
Your Guide to Nonstick Coatings; Custom Thermoforming and Fabricating Solutions; Laser Cut and Engrave Plastics