36. The Production of Drinking Cups

  1. Sven Engelmann

Published Online: 7 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118207086.ch36

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

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

How to Cite

Engelmann, S. (2012) The Production of Drinking Cups, in Advanced Thermoforming: Methods, Machines and Materials, Applications and Automation, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118207086.ch36

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:

  • drinking cups, and their production;
  • PP, dominant in packaging industry;
  • mechanical and thermal behavior of PP;
  • mold shrinkage and free shrinkage;
  • PP nucleation on finished part processing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • From Monomer to Polymer

  • Mechanical and Thermal Behavior of PP

  • Difference between Mold Shrinkage and Free Shrinkage

  • Polypropylene Modifications

  • Thermoforming Conditions and Finished Part Attributes5

  • Distribution of Molecular Weight

  • Influence of Nucleation of PP on Processing and Characteristics of the Finished Part

  • High Crystalline/High Stiffness Polypropylene

  • Influence of Film Production Technology

  • Optical Properties

  • Film Morphology

  • The Thermoforming Machine

  • The Mold

  • Stacking

  • Downstream Devices