Graphics and Packaging Production
Thames & Hudson
Softcover | 22.4 x 23.6 cm | 208 pp
Thames & Hudson | 2012 | 9780500289884
The latest instalment in the Manufacturing Guides series, this book is targeted at students and professionals who create graphics or packaging for mass production. With some 400 specially commissioned photographs and technical illustrations, it describes more than 35 manufacturing processes, from the traditional and long-established to cutting-edge technologies.
Part One: Forming and Construction: Paper Pulp Molding; EPS Molding; Machine Glassblowing; Blow Molding; Metal Press Forming; Metal Joining; Injection Molding; Vacuum Forming; Blown Film Extrusion; Plastic Welding; Wood Joining; Machine Stitching; Die Cutting
Part Two: Graphics Production: Engraving; Photo Etching; Abrasive Blasting; Water Jet Cutting; Laser Cutting; Vinyl Cutting; Letterpress; Screen Printing; Offset Lithography; Flexography; Rotogravure; Digital Printing; Risography; Dye Sublimation Printing; Decal Printing; Pad Printing; Hydro Transfer Printing
Part Three: Finishing Techniques: Fill, Cap and Label; Vacuum Metalizing; Flocking; Embossing and Debossing; Foil Blocking; Varnishing and Laminating; Binding.
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