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Sustainable materials, processes and production

Author: Rob Thompson; Martin Thompson
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
Materials -- Environmental aspects ; Manufacturing processes -- Environmental aspects ; Production management -- Environmental aspects.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Thompson; Martin Thompson
ISBN: 9780500290712 0500290717
OCLC Number: 1021363538
Notes: First published in 2013, reprinted 2016.
Description: 224 Seiten. : Illustrationen, Diagramme.
Contents: Contents: Intro; Part One, Materials: Plastics; Bio-based Plastics; Cellulose Acetate; Natural Rubber; Steel; Aluminium Alloys; Copper Alloys; Glass; Wood; Engineered Timber; Pulp, Paper and Board; Leather; Wool; Plant Fibres; Biocomposite Prepreg; Part Two, Processes: Injection Molding Bioplastic; Compression Molding; Plastic Extrusion; Molding Recycled Plastic; Composite Laminating; Basket Weaving; Steam Bending; Wood Joinery; Upholstery; Water-based Coating; Electropolishing; Risography; Water-based Printing; Waterless Printing; Part Three, Lifecycle: Recover, Refurbish, Reuse; Returnable Packaging; Mixed Recycling; Plastics Recycling; Paper Recycling; Glass Recycling
Responsibility: Rob Thompson. Photography by Martin Thompson.


Suitable for design students, this book provides an understanding of the environmental impact of materials, manufacturing processes and product lifecycles, and a guide on how to select and use them  Read more...


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