12. Thermoforming and Milling of Large-Scale Formed Parts (Sheet Machine)

  1. Sven Engelmann

Published Online: 7 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118207086.ch12

Advanced Thermoforming: Methods, Machines and Materials, Applications and Automation

Advanced Thermoforming: Methods, Machines and Materials, Applications and Automation

How to Cite

Engelmann, S. (2012) Thermoforming and Milling of Large-Scale Formed Parts (Sheet Machine), in Advanced Thermoforming: Methods, Machines and Materials, Applications and Automation, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118207086.ch12

Author Information

  1. Gerhard Schubert GmbH Crailsheim, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 JUN 2012

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Polymer Engineering and Technology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Richard F. Grossman and
  2. Domasius Nwabunma

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499207

Online ISBN: 9781118207086

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Keywords:

  • thermoforming and milling of formed parts;
  • closed chamber machines and halogen heaters;
  • positive and negative forming;
  • thermoforming, machines and automation;
  • mold shrinking and free shrinkage

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Surface Problems

  • Mold Shrinking and Free Shrinkage

  • Expansion

  • The Decision between Positive or Negative Forming

  • Twin-Sheet Forming

  • Automation