Thermoplastic Material Selection: A Practical Guide (Plastics Design Library) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0323312998
ISBN-10: 0323312993
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A practical guide to thermoplastic material selection, grounding users in various families, types, and grades and providing the tools to select the most effective formulation

--This text refers to the hardcover edition.

About the Author

Eric R. Larson is a mechanical engineer with over thirty years experience in plastics design. He has helped developed products ranging from boogie boards, water basketball games, and SCUBA diving equipment to disposable lighters, cell phones, and hand-held medical devices. A graduate of The University of Michigan, Eric spent his early career in the sporting goods industry before spending 10 years working for DuPont Engineering Plastics, where he provided expertise on material selection and plastic part design to a select group of major manufacturers.

For the past twenty years he has worked as a consulting engineer, helping companies bridge the gap between development and production. Some of the products he has helped bring to market include washing machines for Whirlpool, power tools for Skil®, cell phones for Motorola and Nokia, and the Humalog® / Humulin® insulin pen for Eli Lilly.

In 2006 he founded Art of Mass Production, an engineering consulting company based in San Diego, California. AMP provides services to manufacturing companies in the consumer electronics, wireless, and medical device industries. Eric is also moderator of the blog site plasticsguy.com, where he writes about plastics technology, and its effect on people and the planet. His newest book Thermoplastic Materials Selection: A Practical Guide is scheduled for release in 2015. --This text refers to the hardcover edition.


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  • File Size : 28982 KB
  • Print Length : 352 pages
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B00XHN8T3W
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Publisher : William Andrew; 1st Edition (April 30, 2015)
  • Publication Date : April 30, 2015
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN : 0323312993
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