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Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

pp 744-744

Thermoform

  • Jan W. GoochAffiliated with

n (1956) To change the shape of a plastic rod, profile, tube, or sheet by first heating it to make it pliant, next, forming the desired shape, and finally, cooling the formed shape. Sheet Thermoforming, is by far the most important class of these operations.

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