Plastic Part Design
This course offers students an introduction to the design of plastic parts.
Polymers: history, chemistry, and physical characteristics
A study of the methods of application for thermosets and thermoforms.
Introduction to injection molding:
Limits of physical properties
Critical part design considerations
Design for molding, Design for manufacture and assembly.
CAD modeling of polymer parts
Standard/Base Features available in contemporary CAD packages
Method of application and modeling order for efficient application and easy modification
Design a part for injection molding creating and appropriate application of a selected thermoform polymer.