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Plastics

General Polymer Reports
Design Guides for Plastics
Polymer Data Files
Business Workshop Reports
Cleaner Design
Energy Management in Plastics Processing
Energy Management in Rubber Processing
Waste Minimisation in Plastics Processing
Environmental Management Systems in Plastics Processing
Resource Efficiency in Plastics Processing

Windows and Glass

General Window Reports
Manufacturing Strategy
Waste Minimisation in Glass Processing

Environment and Energy

Energy Management (General)
Energy Management in Plastics Processing
Energy Management in Rubber Processing
Energy Management in Ceramics Processing

 

Waste Minimisation (General)
Waste Minimisation in Plastics Processing
Resource Efficiency in Plastics Processing
Waste Minimisation in Glass Processing
Cleaner Design

Environmental Management Systems in Plastics Processing

Health and Safety at Work

General Reports
Risk assessment methods

Process Control

Statistical Process Control - Essentials Sheets (1 to 3)

Statistical Process Control - Training Course (1 & 2)

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Plastics


Plastics General Reports

Polymer Names
Polymer Processing Methods Selector
Identification of Plastics
Appropriate Uses of Extrusions
Extrusion and Plastics
RAPRA Review Report
Design Questions
Process Selection (Features)
Process Selection (Materials)
Extrusion Definitions
Plastics Timeline
Polymer Chemistry
Plastic and Composite Windows
Pentamode
Wood Plastic Composites - A new opportunity
Product Costing
Extrusion Design Tips
Wood Plastic Composites - A Review Paper
Pultrusion
Shrinkage in Plastics Processing
Electricity - A First Primer
Labour Costs Don't Matter Any More
Periodic Table of Polymers
High temperature plastics
Thermal degradation of plastics
Low temperature plastics
Polymer structures

Design Guides for Plastics

Design Guides for Plastics


Polymer Data Files

Introduction
Plastics - A Brief Introduction - A 3 page introduction to plastics and processing methods
Quick Polymer Guide
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
Polyamide (PA)
Polybutylene (PB)
Polycarbonate (PC)
Polyether ether ketone (PEEK)
Polyether sulphone (PES)
Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA)
Polyoxymethylene (POM)
Polyphenylene oxide (PPO)
Polypropylene (PP)
Polystyrene (PS)
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)


Business Workshop Reports

Rigid Plastics Packaging - Nestlé
Medical Products - Boots Healthcare International
Furniture Products - Evertaut
Computer Products - IBM
Household Products - Lakeland
Garden Products - Electrolux Outdoor Products
Automotive Products - Jaguar Cars
Toy Products - TP Activity Toys
Telecommunications Products
Office Products - ACCO (Europe)


Cleaner Design

Resource Efficiency
Cleaner Design - Investing to increase profit
Cleaner Technology - An essential guide for industry
Cleaner Product Design - An introduction for industry
Cleaner Product Design - Examples from industry
Cleaner Product design - A practical approach

Windows and facades


Windows General Reports

Weather Testing of Windows
Windows Standards
PVC-u or PVC-U?
Thermal expansion of PVC-U
PVC-U windows in Fires
Wind Speeds and Pressures
Recycling of PVC-U windows and building products
Plastic and Composite Windows
Windows - A total cost approach
Is your factory layout costing money?
ISO 9002 - An employees guide
Maintenance of PVC-U Windows
Installation of PVC-U Windows
PVC and the Environment
Energy rating of facades
Glass Timeline
Health and Safety at Work
Window Maintenance 1
Window Maintenance 2
Window Maintenance 3
Lifelong Ambition - Window Maintenance
Waste in Glass Processing
Energy in Glass Processing
Glazing - The Uncertain Future
Cleaner Design in Facades - A Route Map for the Future
Thinking about materials
The Pinking of PVC-U
Float Glass Production
Windows - A Transparent Case for PVC


Manufacturing Strategy

Manufacturing Strategy 1 - The Essential Part

Manufacturing Strategy 2 - The Systems
Manufacturing Strategy 3 - Just in Time
Manufacturing Strategy 4 - Optimised Product Technology
Manufacturing Strategy 5 - Work Cells
Manufacturing Strategy 6 - Machines
Manufacturing Strategy 7 - Machines (2)
Manufacturing Strategy 8 - Scheduling and KANBAN
Manufacturing Strategy 9 - Waste (Methods)
Manufacturing Strategy 10 - Waste (Materials)
Manufacturing Strategy 11 - Supply Chain
Manufacturing Strategy 12 - Measurement
Manufacturing Strategy 13 - Things to do NOW!
Manufacturing Strategy 14 - The Cost of Quality
Manufacturing Strategy 15 - The hidden cost of inventory
Manufacturing Strategy 16 - Environmental management
Manufacturing Strategy 17 - Continuous Improvement

Energy And Environment


Energy Management (General)

Reducing Energy Costs
Accounting for energy efficiency
Fuel Management Guide  
Electricity - A First Primer


Energy Management in Plastics Processing

Energy in Plastics Processing - A Practical Guide
Energy Management in Plastics Processing - Technology Briefing

Energy Management in Plastics Processing - The complete series (September 2005)

Energy Management in Plastics Processing 01 - The Basics
Energy Management in Plastics Processing 02 - Site Energy Use
Energy Management in Plastics Processing 03 - Capital Equipment Selection
Energy Management in Plastics Processing 04 - Injection moulding

Energy Management in Plastics Processing 05 -  All-electric injection moulding

Energy Management in Plastics Processing 06 - Extrusion
Energy Management in Plastics Processing 07 - Blow Moulding

Energy Management in Plastics Processing 08 - Drying

Energy Management in Plastics Processing 09 - Cooling

Energy Management in Plastics Processing 10 - Motors and Drives
Energy Management in Plastics Processing 11 - Compressed Air
Energy Management in Plastics Processing 12 - Buildings
Benchmarking Energy Use in Plastics Processing
Low Energy Plastics Processing - EuRecipe Report
Energy Management in Plastics Processing - A measurement framework
Energy Management in Plastics Processing - Top Tips Poster
Energy Management in Plastics Processing - Staff Training
Energy Management in Plastics Processing - A Signposting Guide from the BPF
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 1 - Getting started: Energy Management Systems
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 2 - Integrating energy into the accounts
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 3 - Site surveys
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 4 - The electricity bill
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 5 - Assessing performance - electricity
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 6 - The gas bill
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 7 - Injection Moulding 1
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 8 - Injection Moulding 2
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 9 - Injection Moulding 3
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 10 - Extrusion 1
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 11 - Extrusion 2
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 12 - Extrusion blow moulding
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 13 - Injection blow moulding
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 14 - Thermoforming
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 15 - Rotational moulding
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 16 - Start-up and shut-down
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 17 - Compressed air pressure
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 18 - Compressed air leakage
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 19 - Compressed air usage
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 20 - Compressed air generation
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 21 - Compressed air treatment and distribution
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 22 - Reducing parasitic heat gains for chilled water
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 23 - Increase cooling water temperatures
Energy Saving Tip of the Month 24 - Reduce cooling costs


Energy Management in Rubber Processing

Energy in Rubber Processing - A Practical Guide
Energy Management in Rubber Processing 1 - The Basics
Energy Management in Rubber Processing 2 - The Rewards
Energy Management in Rubber Processing 3 - Compounding
Energy Management in Rubber Processing 4 - Moulding
Energy Management in Rubber Processing 5 - Extrusion
Energy Management in Rubber Processing 6 - Motors and Drives
Energy Management in Rubber Processing 7 - Compressed Air
Energy Management in Rubber Processing 8 - Buildings


Energy Management in Ceramics Processing

Energy Management in Ceramics Processing - A Practical Guide


Waste Minimisation (General)

Waste Minimisation
Finding Hidden Profit - 200 Tips for Reducing waste
Waste Account
Benchmarking Waste in Plastics Processing
Environmental Management Systems
Waste Mapping
Waste Minimisation Pays - The Business Reasons
Green Officiency
Cutting Costs by Reducing Waste - a Self-Help Guide
Saving Money - Raw Material Use
Unpack Hidden Savings - Reducing packaging use
Reducing Packaging Use
Reusable Transit Packaging
Finding Hidden Profit in Smaller Companies
Life Cycle Assessment - An Introduction for Industry


Waste Minimisation in Plastics Processing

Finding and Reducing Waste in Plastics Processing
Waste Minimisation in Plastics Processing - Technology Briefing
1 - The Business Reasons
2 - Waste Walk Around
3 - Assessing Performance
4 - Improving Performance
5 - Waste Minimisation Tools


Resource Efficiency in Plastics Processing

1 - Resource Efficiency
2 - Manufacturing - Targeting Efforts
3 - Use - Optimising Usage
4 - End-of-Life - Minimising Outputs
5 - Raw Materials - Minimising Inputs
6 - Distribution - The Essential Link
Resource Efficiency - Training Package


Waste Minimisation in Glass Processing

1 - The Business Reasons
2 - A Waste Walk Around and Action Plan
3 - Assessing Performance
4 - Improving Performance
5 - Tools of the Trade


Environmental Management Systems in Plastics Processing

EMS 1 - Clean business = good business
EMS 2 - Starting out
EMS 3 - Interacting with the environment
EMS 4 - The basic EMS system
EMS 5 - Operating the EMS
EMS - An easy guide to saving money
Transport and EMS

Health and Safety


Health and Safety at Work

Health and Safety - A First Primer
Health and Safety at Work for Window Manufacturers
Plastics Processing Information Sheets
Risk Assessment Information Sheets
FMEA - Risk Assessment Methodology

Process Control


Process Control

Statistical Process Control - Essentials Sheets 1 to 3
Statistical Process Control - Training Course Parts 1 and 2
Practical Methods for Process Control
Practical Methods for Process Control - Examples

 

Last edited: 06/08/13

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