46. Design for Manufacture and Assembly with Plastics

  1. Myer Kutz
  1. James A. Harvey

Published Online: 8 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch46

Handbook of Materials Selection

Handbook of Materials Selection

How to Cite

Harvey, J. A. (2002) Design for Manufacture and Assembly with Plastics, in Handbook of Materials Selection (ed M. Kutz), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. doi: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch46

Editor Information

  1. Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., Albany, NY, USA

Author Information

  1. Under the Bridge Consulting, Corvallis, Oregon, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471359241

Online ISBN: 9780470172551



  • plastic materials selection;
  • differential scanning calorimetry;
  • liquid-crystal polymers;
  • glass transition temperature;
  • surface preparation techniques


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Plastic Materials Selection

  • Plastic Materials Selection Techniques

  • Plastic Joining Techniques

  • Plastic Part Design

  • Plastic Part Material Selection Strategy

  • Conclusion

  • Suggested Reading List

  • References