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2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog 
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DRAF 220 - Plastic Part Design

2 hrs (Sem I)
This course provides a fundamental overview of plastic part design for the process of injection molding. Emphasis is placed on plastic part design and material selection to aid in the development of a plastic part that is functional, manufacturable, and aesthetically pleasing. Topics will include appropriate material selection, functional design considerations (draft, wall thickness, textures, sinks, knit lines, etc.), assembly techniques and manufacturing considerations. Similar processes such as blow molding, extrusion, thermoforming and die-casting will also be discussed. 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in DRAF 155 .