21. Optimizing a Thermoforming Process for Packaging

  1. Sven Engelmann

Published Online: 7 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118207086.ch21

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

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

How to Cite

Engelmann, S. (2012) Optimizing a Thermoforming Process for Packaging, in Advanced Thermoforming: Methods, Machines and Materials, Applications and Automation, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118207086.ch21

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 optimization for packaging;
  • film stretching, and plug contact with films;
  • process optimization for thermoformed article;
  • performance parameters, and resin characterization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Method for Optimizing a Process to Produce a Thermoformed Article from Polymeric Material

  • Characterization of Resins by Performance Parameters

  • Variables that can be Altered to Influence the Plug Force and Cavity Pressure

  • Application Examples