"Polymer Processing"
ABOUT THIS LESSON: Material Science, Polymer Processing

Lesson 25 of 33. This lesson provides a brief overview of fabrication methods used for thermoset plastics. The four processes described are injection molding, blow molding, transfer molding and compression molding.

Knowledge Check:
What two processes are primarily used for thermal plastic materials?
What is meant by “insert molding”?
What are the two plastic materials mention that are used to make plastic wrap?
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Theodore Miner has a B.S. degree in Physics and a degree in Electronics. He has worked for many years in the area of Industrial Control systems. His work involves evaluating materials and components used in electronic systems and performing failure analysis on control systems. His hobbies include tinkering with microcontroller home projects and ham radio.