Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Billow Forming

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1293

n A variant of  Thermoforming, in which the hot plastic sheet is clamped in a frame and expanded upwards with mild air pressure against a male plug or female die as the plug or die descends into the frame. The process is suitable for thin-walled containers with high draw ratios.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA