Plastic Manufacturing

ADM-230 : Plastic Manufacturing

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
STEM
Subject:
Advanced Manufacturing
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course covers the basic processing methods for plastics and rubbers. Topics include an introduction to plastics, injection molding, compression molding, blow molding, thermoforming, compound extrusion, pipe extrusion, film casting, film blowing, additives and fillers, and color matching. This course meets two hours per week for lecture, as well as an additional two hours of lab per week where concepts introduced during lecture are reinforced.