Quarterly Mag 2014: 2nd Quarter

Thermoforming Quarterly ® A JOURNAL OF THE THERMOFORMING DIVISION OF THE SOCIETY OF PLASTICS ENGINEERS SECOND QUARTER 2014 VOLUME 33 NUMBER 2 n n &Style Substance INSIDE … Workforce Development: A Massachusetts Success Story pages 11-13 European Thermoforming Conference Review pages 16-19 Automotive Body and Commercial Vehicle Applications pages 22-24 WWW.THERMOFORMINGDIVISION.COM CUSTOM EXTRUSION. LAMINATED … Continued

Quarterly Mags 2014: 1st Quarter

Thermoforming Quarterly ® A JOURNAL OF THE THERMOFORMING DIVISION OF THE SOCIETY OF PLASTICS ENGINEERS FIRST QUARTER 2014 VOLUME 33 NUMBER 1 n n Quality Matters INSIDE … Plug-Assisted Thermoforming for Medical Packaging pages 8-10 Composite Material Properties in Laminations pages 14-18 Global Dispatches: Thermoforming at ANTEC Dubai pages 22-23 WWW.THERMOFORMINGDIVISION.COM HVTSETM Demo-line available….2,000+ … Continued

Quarterly Mags: 2013 2nd Quarter

Thermoforming ® Quarterly ® A JOURNAL OF THE THERMOFORMING DIVISION OF THE SOCIETY OF PLASTIC ENGINEERS SECOND QUARTER 2013 VOLUME 32 NUMBER 2 n n Protect and Serve INSIDE … Enhanced Gas Barriers in Thermoformed Trays pages 8-10 University News: Wonders of Plastic pages 15 Sustainability of Sustainability: Getting to ROI pages 20-21 Thermoforming QUArTerLY … Continued

Quarterly Mags: 2013 1st

Thermoforming ® Quarterly ®   A JOURNAL OF THE THERMOFORMING DIVISION OF THE SOCIETY OF PLASTIC ENGINEERS FIRST QUARTER 2013 VOLUME 32 NUMBER 1 I I MANAGE WHAT YOU MEASURE INSIDE … Revisiting Labor-Based Costing pages 8-11 Sustainability: Strengthening the Message pages 20-25 SPE Council Review pages 28-29   WWW.THERMOFORMINGDIVISION.COM Thermoforming FIRST QUARTER 2013 Thermoforming … Continued

Quarterly Mags: 2012 Third

Thermoforming ®   Quarterly ® THIRDQUARTER2012nVOLUME31nNUMBER3 A JOURNAL OF THE THERMOFORMING DIVISION OF THE SOCIETY OF PLASTIC ENGINEERS Conference Edition Made IN MICHIGAN Thermoformer of the Year page 7 I NSIDE… Market Outlook page 10 Influencing Thermoforming Properties of PP Films with Additives page 14 Scholarship Winners page 24 Thermoforming QUArTerLY 1 WWW.THERMOFORMINGDIVISION.COM 2 Thermoforming … Continued

SPE Thin Gauge Guide 4

This guide is provided to assist in determining the cause of the most common Thermoforming Troubleshooting Guide problems during the thermoforming process. It does not take into account problems that may occur as a result of defective or hard to form materials and it For Thin Gauge Thermoplastic (Roll-Fed) assumes that the equipment being used … Continued

SPE Heavy Gauge Guide 4

This guide is provided to assist in determining the cause of the most common Thermoforming Troubleshooting Guide problems during the thermoforming process. It does not take into account problems that may occur as a result of defective or hard to form materials and it For Heavy Gauge Thermoplastic (Sheet-Fed) assumes that the equipment being used … Continued

Quarterly Mags: 2012 1st

Thermoforming ® Quarterly ® A JOURNAL OF THE THERMOFORMING DIVISION OF THE SOCIETY OF PLASTIC ENGINEERS FIRST QUARTER 2012 VOLUME 31 NUMBER 1 n n INSIDE … Optimizing the Cut Sheet Thermoforming Process with Syntactic Foam page 6 PET Thermoform Recycling: Its Time Has Come page 16 Key Trends for APET in 2012 page 30 … Continued

Thermo101 Therim

A TECHNICAL ARTICLE 2006 VOLUME 25, #4 The Rim So, we know about draft angles and corners and wall thickness variation and on and on. But what about the rim? You know, the region of the formed part that forms the periphery of the part. This lesson focuses on some of the important issues dealing … Continued

Thermo101 Suppliers

COMMON SHEET MATERIALS & SUPPLIERS Prepared by Thermoforming Division Materials Committee Mono or coextruded Type of sheet company phone web site ABS Allen Extruders (888) 833-1305 allenx.com Alltrista Industrial Plastics (812) 479-5960 plasticssolutions.com Bunzl/Southern (804) 346-2400 bunzlextrusion.com Empire Plastics (740) 498-5900 empireplastics.com Futurex Industries (800) 541-2353 futurexind.com Gage Industries (800) 443-4243 gageindustries.com Premier Material Concepts … Continued