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Resources

All the processes you might need are listed in the BPF’s Plastipedia Processes section here.

Proto Labs Services provides designers and engineers with Firstcut® CNC Machining and Protomold® injection moulding in a wide range of plastics for prototyping and short run manufacturing.  
http://www.protolabs.co.uk/injection-molding/design-guidelines

See also ‘Designing With Plastics’ resources for more processing information

Recommended Publications

 
bullet Manufacturing Processes for Design Professionals, Rob Thompson, Design Innovation in Plastics Award winner 2001, Thames & Hudson 2007, ISBN 978-0-500-5137-0. Comprehensive resource with illustrated sections on plastics materials and moulding processes.
bullet Plastics Materials, John Brydson, Butterworth-Heinemann. The classic reference for information about commercially available plastics materials. Now in its seventh edition, it includes the latest polymers. ISBN (print): 9780750641326, ISBN (eBook): 9780080514086