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2010-2011 Catalog 
2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ETPL 4470 - Part and Mold Making and Foams

Credits: 4
Capstone design class for the plastic curriculum. Students learn CNC programming and basic knowledge to construct a mold for a plastic part. Mold is constructed for design developed and analyzed in ETPL 360, ETPL 365, and ETPL 370. Study of assembly, machining, and molding of plastic parts. Also covered will be the processing of plastic foams. Topics include fundamentals of foaming plastics; extruded foams; EPS; polyurethane foams; the Mucell Process. Prereq: ETPL 3370 4 lecture hours $