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PLA162

Plastics Manufacturing Processes

This course covers manufacturing processes including machining, sawing, routing, milling, drilling, taping, turning, thermoforming, molding, extrusion, laminating, reinforcing, expansion, casting, coasting, assembly, and finishing. Emphasis is placed on the process and equipment requirements, special operational concerns, setup, operation, tooling, capability limitations, maintenance, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to select the correct process for the material required and discuss machine operation, setup, tooling, safety, and scrap recycling.

 

Lecture Hours: 

2.00

Lab Hours: 

3.00

Clinical Hours: 

0.00

Credit Hours: 

3.00