Designing Plastic Parts for Assembly, 9e

Designing Plastic Parts for Assembly, 9e

Paul A. Tres


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The definitive book on plastic part design, now in its 9th edition. • Practice-oriented and focused on everyday problems and situations • Includes material selection, manufacturing techniques, and assembly procedures, as well as joint design and implementation, and geometry and nature of the component parts • Numerous educative case studies, including illustrations of how dangerous and expensive errors have been made in the past, and how they should be avoided • New case histories and much-expanded coverage of electromagnetic welding • Various other updates and improvements throughout the book


Paul A. Tres:
Paul A. Tres is Senior Consultant with ETS, Inc., and has served the plastics and automotive industries for over 40 years. He has provided consulting services to global companies and expert witness services for attorneys, and also trained in excess of 17,000 designers, engineers, and managers in the intricacies of plastic part design.