Design Guides for Plastics

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Design with plastics is a complex topic but there are some basic rules that, when followed, can eliminate many of the most common problems.

In conjunction with Econology, Tangram has produced a series of Design Guides for Plastics. These give the basics of good design that should be followed by all designers working in plastics.

 

The series is being updated on a regular basis - download the current edition and bookmark this page to keep your copy up to date!

 

The Design Guide currently includes information on:

 

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Wall thickness

Corners

Ribs

Bosses

Design for recycling

New

Living hinges

Bearings

Gears

Press fits

Snap-fits

Hot air staking

Ultrasonic welding    

Hot plate welding

Spin Welding

Frictional Welding

Induction Welding

Laser Welding

Adhesive and solvent bonding

Outsert Moulding

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Design information

New

 

Download the latest edition of 'Design Guides for Plastics'      (April 2009)

 

Last edited: 06/08/13

Tangram Technology Ltd. 2005

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