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Manufacturing Processes and Materials Fifth Edition
This book covers the basic processes, materials, and machinery used in the job shop, toolroom, or small manufacturing facility. At the same time, it describes advanced equipment used in larger production environments. The reader is given a thorough review of metals, composites, plastics, and other engineering materials, including their physical properties, testing, treatment, and suitability for use in manufacturing.
Design for Advanced Manufacturing
This comprehensive resource features contributions from a host of international manufacturing and design experts. Readers will find detailed and clearly written explanations of the entire range of advanced manufacturing processes and technologies as well as practical instructions and technical guidance. More than this, the book also includes hard-to-find technical guidance and application information that can be used on the job to apply these cutting-edge processes and technologies in a real-world setting.
Thermoforming: Improving Process Performance
This book describes the roll-fed thermoforming process, plastic materials, design of thermoformed products, thermoforming machines, trim presses, mold design, components of a complete mold system, mold layout and machine base design, mold cost estimating, knife-like trim dies, thermoforming offline punch and die trimming.
Fundamentals of Hydroforming
The book is a readable overview and design guidelines for the increasingly preferred manufacturing process. You can learn how to successfully implement hydroforming, the manufacturing process that brings together low cost, low mass, improved structural performance and improved quality.
Die Maintenance Handbook
The Die Maintenance Handbook offers solutions to common tool and die problems. It gives effective maintenance strategies to help the reader avoid costly die repairs by performing required tasks at scheduled times.