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PLAS 3061 - Engineering Thermoplastics


3 cr. Also offered evenings.

In this course, you will learn the history behind the major polymer families and their commercial significance in today’s marketplace. This course emphasizes the basic chemical structure, typical properties, specific specialty grades, typical pricing, and market application. Other areas of importance include how these materials interact with the rules of plastic part design, and how fillers, reinforcements, and other additives enhance specific properties in polymers.

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