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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.
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.
Medical Equipment Design
Tracks trends and product news in the medical equipment field.
Plastics & Resins
Focuses on new materials, from engineered thermoplastics to plastic films and composites.
Valve TechnologySee More
Focuses on proper selection, application and uses of today's smart positioners, controllers, and valve actuators, as well as the maintenance, repair, and replacement of valves.
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Past Issues of this eNewsletter
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
Volume 12 - Issue 5 - 10/26/2017
Ovens for Thermal Processing of Plastics; High-performance Fluoropolymer and Fluoroplastic Tubing and Pipe; Thermal Solutions for Plastic Molding; Rubber Compounding - an Art and Science; Reduce Polymer Production Line Shutdowns; Superior Performance of Telene® pDCPD; Plastic Marking and Cutting Solutions from
Volume 12 - Issue 4 - 08/24/2017
Thermal Solutions for Plastic Molding; Stronger Prototypes with Digital ABS Plus; USHIO Quartz Infrared Heater Lamps; The Advantages of Blow Molded Packaging; What Makes Natural Rubber Latex Products Unique?
Volume 12 - Issue 3 - 06/22/2017
Double Disruptive Forces – How Industrial 3D Printing Accelerates Digital Manufacturing; Solutions for Multicopters - A New Cost Effective System Solution to Ensure Excellent User Experience; Try It Once, You'll Use It Forever!; Transducers Last Longer!; Easily Manage Injection Mold Cooling Channels; Synthetic Fibers and Fabrics
Volume 12 - Issue 2 - 04/27/2017
Plastics Shredders from; Fluoropolymer Tubing and Piping for High Purity Applications; Thermal Solutions for Plastic Molding; Best Practices for Materials Driven Product Design and PLM; The Advantages of Blow Molded Packaging; Reduce GAIM Cycle Times with CO2; GP:50 Melt Pressure Transducers Last Longer!; PG Mold/Tooling Solutions
Volume 12 - Issue 1 - 02/23/2017
Quartz Infrared Heater Lamps; The Internet of Things Now Includes Wireless Technology That Rises Above Crowded Frequencies; Reduce Polymer Production Line Shutdowns; How to Measure Rubber Tubing; Change Injection Molds Faster; Your Guide to Pipe Fittings