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Title A practical guide to energy management for processors [electronic resource] / Energywise.

Imprint Shrewsbury : ISmithers Rapra Pub., 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (154 pages)
Contents A Practical Guide to Energy Management for Processors; Contributors; Contents; 1 Introduction; 1.1 The Need for Energy Reduction; 1.2 The ENERGYWISE Plastics Project; 1.3 A Practical Guide for Processors; 1.3.1 Injection Moulding; 1.3.2 Extrusion; 1.3.3 Rotational Moulding; 1.3.4 Compression Moulding; 1.3.5 Moulds and Tooling; 2 Injection Moulding; 2.1 The Injection Moulding Process; 2.2 Where and How to Save Energy in the Injection Moulding Process; 2.3 Machine, Mould and Ancillaries Optimisation; 2.3.1 Barrel Insulation Jackets.
2.3.2 Hydraulic versus Electric versus Hybrid Machines2.3.3 Conformal Cooling; 2.3.4 Variable Speed Drives; 2.3.5 Case Study: Potential Savings when Fitting a Variable Speed Drive; 2.4 Basic Actions to Reduce Energy Consumption when Injection Moulding; 2.4.1 Process Stability; 2.4.2 Parameter Optimisation; 2.4.3 Cycle Time Optimisation; 2.4.4 Periodic Assessment of Scrap Levels; 2.4.5 Periodic Revision of Mould Performance; 2.4.6 Injection Machine Adaptation; 2.4.7 Ancillary Equipment; 2.4.8 Adequate Maintenance of Injection Moulding Machines and Ancillary Equipment.
2.4.9 Down Time Energy Consumption2.4.10 Cycle Time Reduction with New Technology; 2.5 Injection Cycle Parameters Optimisation; 2.5.1 Process Parameters Adjustment: Standard Procedure for Injection Moulding Process Setup; 2.5.2 General Recommendations; 2.5.3 Clamping Unit Adjustment; 2.5.4 Plasticising Unit Adjustment; 2.5.5 Injection Unit Adjustment; 2.5.6 Standard Operation Procedure; 2.5.7 Parameter Optimisation; 3 Extrusion; 3.1 The Extrusion Process; 3.2 Reducing Energy Consumption in the Extrusion Process; 3.2.1 Flat Film Extrusion; 3.2.2 Blown Film Extrusion; 3.2.3 Profile Extrusion.
3.2.4 Motors and Drives3.2.5 Compressed Air; 3.2.6 Free Cooling; 3.2.7 10 Tips to Reduce Your Energy Consumption in Extrusion; 4 Rotational Moulding; 4.1 The Rotational Moulding Process; 4.1.1 Background to Rotational Moulding; 4.1.2 The Rotational Moulding Technology; 4.1.3 Advantages and Limitations of Rotational Moulding; 4.1.4 Machinery for Rotational Moulding; 4.1.5 Moulds for Rotational Moulding; 4.1.6 Materials for Rotational Moulding; 4.1.7 Factors Influencing Moulded Part Quality [8]; 4.2 Reducing Energy Consumption in the Rotational Moulding Process; 4.2.1 Good Housekeeping.
4.2.2 Equipment Improvement4.2.3 Process Improvement; 4.2.4 Materials; 4.2.5 Action Points for an Energy Efficient Operation; 5 Compression Moulding; 5.1 The Compression Moulding Process; 5.2 Reducing Energy Consumption in Compression Moulding; 5.2.1 Control Unit; 5.2.2 Hydraulic Drive; 5.2.3 Heating and Cooling System; 5.2.4 Mould Unit; 5.2.5 Control of the Machine Run-time; 5.2.6 Setting the Machine Parameters; 5.2.7 Controlling Process Parameters; 5.2.8 Insulation of the Mould; 5.2.9 New Process Design: Longfibre Thermoplastics/In-line Compounding Process.
Note 5.2.10 Energy Optimised Press Systems.
Summary Do you know how best to manage and reduce your energy consumption? This book gives comprehensive guidance on effective energy management for organisations in the polymer processing industry. This book is one of three which support the ENERGYWISE Plastics Project eLearning platform for European plastics processors to increase their knowledge and understanding of energy management. Topics covered include: Understanding Energy.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Plastics industry and trade -- Energy conservation.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Energywise.
Other Form: Print version: Consortium, Energywise. A Practical Guide to Energy Management for Processors. Shrewsbury : iSmithers Rapra Publishing, ©2012 9781847355942
ISBN 9781847355966 (electronic bk.)
184735596X (electronic bk.)