Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Machining of Plastics

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_7098

n Many of the machining operations used for metals are applicable to rigid plastics, with appropriate variations in tooling and speeds [see  Machinability (1), above]. Among such operations are blanking, boring, drilling, grinding, milling, planning,  Punching, routing,  Sanding, sawing, shaping, tapping, threading, and turning.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA