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Advanced Thermoforming Methods, Machines and Materials, Applications and Automation by Sven Engelmann

Advanced Thermoforming Methods, Machines and Materials, Applications and Automation

Part of the Wiley Series on Polymer Engineering and Technology Series


Advanced Thermoforming Methods, Machines and Materials, Applications and Automation by Sven Engelmann

This guide gives an overview and insight into the advanced technology of thermoforming, discussing different processes and applications. It reveals the possibilities of thermoforming from forming, filling, and sealing processes, to using thermoforming technology for cost saving purposes and maximum efficiency. Its coverage addresses the simulation of formed parts as well as applications of technical parts and packaging. The reader is guided through the path of development, design, machine and mold technology and production, as well as the latest innovations, from thermoformed bottles to fully automated assembly lines.


Overall, this text presents an impressive variety of advanced thermoforming technologies in a very readable form. (Materials Views, 21 August 2013)

About the Author

Sven Engelmann is the Director of Polymer Technology at Gerhard Schubert GmbH, where he leads the development of thermoforming technology. He is also a lecturer on thermoforming at the University of Stuttgart and the Aalen University of Applied Sciences in Germany.

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Publication date

26th June 2012


Sven Engelmann

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Wiley-Blackwell an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd


352 pages


Plastics & polymers technology



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