Anne Robinson, Karen Saxby
Product and Furniture Design is a vital resource for product designers, 3D designers, engineers and architects who must be fully informed about how their designs can be produced efficiently and effectively. Part of a new series built on the authority of Rob Thompsons highly acclaimed Manufacturing Processes for Design Professionals, includes new content selected specifically for the needs of students who create product and furniture designs for mass production. With some 450 specially commissioned photographs and technical illustrations, it describes more than 30 manufacturing processes, from the traditional and established to cutting- edge technologies.
With 430 specially commissioned photographs and technical illustrations, it describes more than 30 manufacturing processes, from the traditional and established to cutting-edge technologies.
Table of Contents
How to use this book; Introduction; Part One, Forming Technology: Compression Molding: Plastic; Composite; Thermoforming: Pressure Forming; Twin Sheet; Rotation Molding; Plastic Extrusion; Injection Molding: Gas-assisted Injection Molding; Multi-shot Injection Molding; In-mold Decoration; Metal Injection Molding; Foam Molding: Cut Foam; Dip Molding; High-pressure Die Casting; Investment Casting; Metal Press Forming: Deep Drawing; Punching and Blanking; Metal Spinning; Tube and Section Bending: Ring Rolling; Swaging; Superplastic Forming; Ceramic Press Molding; Ceramic Slip Casting; Steam Bending; CNC Machining: Lathe Turning; Assembly; Loom Weaving: Loom Caning; Laser Cutting; Part Two, Joining Technology: Hot-plate Welding; Ultrasonic Welding; Vibration Welding; Staking: Ultrasonic; CNC Joinery; Assembly; Part Three, Finishing Technology: Upholstery; Tampo Printing; Screen Printing; Anodizing; Automated Spray Painting; Electroplating; Vacuum Metalizing