Moulding Materials and Materials Handling

  • A. Whelan


Injection moulding is a cyclic process whereby a heat-softened ‘plastic’ material is injected into a mould where it is set to the shape of the cavity. The mould is then opened, the part is ejected and the process is then repeated.


Material Handling Feed System Colouring System Virgin Material Mould Material 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Whelan
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  1. 1.National College of Rubber TechnologyThe Polytechnic of North LondonLondonUK

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