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Packaging Technology: Fundamentals, Materials and Processes (Woodhead Publishing in Materials)

Anne Emblem

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ISBN 10: 1845696654 / ISBN 13: 9781845696658
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Packaging technology: Fundamentals, materials and processes provides a comprehensive introduction to packaging. The book thoroughly reviews the basics and more advanced concepts in packaging technology. It is based on the degree level Diploma in Packaging Technology course promoted by IOP: The Packaging Society. Editor(s): Emblem, Anne; Emblem, Henry. Num Pages: 600 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: TDJP; TDPP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 246 x 177 x 36. Weight in Grams: 1194. . 2012. 1st Edition. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781845696658

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Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

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Packaging is a complex and wide-ranging subject. Comprehensive in scope and authoritative in its coverage, Packaging technology provides the ideal introduction and reference for both students and experienced packaging professionals. Part one provides a context for the book, discussing fundamental issues relating to packaging such as its role in society and its diverse functions, the packaging supply chain and legislative, environmental and marketing issues. Part two reviews the principal packaging materials such as glass, metal, plastics, paper and paper board. It also discusses closures, adhesives and labels. The final part of the book discusses packaging processes, from design and printing to packaging machinery and line operations, as well as hazard and risk management in packaging.

Key Features: provides the ideal introduction and reference for both students and experienced packaging professionals; examines fundamental issues relating to packaging, such as its role in society, its diverse functions, the packaging supply chain and legislative, environmental and marketing issues; reviews the principal packaging materials such as glass, metal, plastics, paper and paper board.

Contents: Part 1 Packaging fundamentals: Packaging and society; The packaging supply chain; Packaging functions; Packaging legislation; Packaging and environmental sustainability; Packaging and marketing. Part 2 Packaging materials and components: Glass packaging; Rigid metal packaging; Aluminium foil packaging; Paper and paper board packaging; Corrugated board packaging; Basics of polymer chemistry for packaging materials; Plastics properties for packaging materials; Plastics manufacturing processes for packaging materials; Packaging closures; Adhesives for packaging; Labels for packaging. Part 3 Packaging processes: Packaging design and development; Printing for packaging; Packaging machinery and line operations; Hazard and risk management in packaging.

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Packaging Technology Packaging technology: Fundamentals, materials and processes provides a comprehensive introduction to packaging. The book thoroughly reviews the basics and more advanced concepts in packaging technology. It is based on the degree level Diploma in Packaging Technology course promoted by IOP: The Packaging Society.

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