Plastics processing in furniture. How things shape up for the '70's


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Evaluation of the state- of- the- art in the plastics processing technology used in furniture manufacture with special attention tiven to development trends. Review includes the processing of the following plastics for particular applications- injection molding of plastics furniture made of polypropylene, polystyrene, and polyurethane foam; molding of large foam pieces with integral solid skin; polyester casting for furniture. Thermoforming and rotational molding considerations show that these techniques have not found their inroad into furniture industry. Several plastics pieces of furniture are illustrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-45
Number of pages9
JournalPlastics Technol
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1970

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Materials Chemistry


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