Design with Plastics
The key to any successful part development is the proper choice of material, process, and design matched to the part performance requirements. This article presents examples of reliable material performance indicators and common practices to avoid. Simple tools and techniques for predicting plastic part performance (stiffness, strength/impact, creep/stress relaxation, and fatigue) integrated with manufacturing concerns (flow length and cycle time) are demonstrated for design and material selection.
Design with Plastics, Characterization and Failure Analysis of Plastics, Edited By Steven Lampman, ASM International, 2003, p 55–63, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780055
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