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Plastics Technology
Plastics engineering encompasses the processing, design, development, and manufacture of plastics products. A plastic is a polymeric material that is in a semi-liquid state, having the property of plasticity and exhibiting flow.

In plastics engineering, as in most engineering disciplines, the economics of a product plays an important role. The cost of plastic materials ranges from the cheapest commodity plastics used in mass produced consumer products to the very expensive, so called engineering resins. The cost of a plastic product is measured in different ways, and the absolute cost of a plastic material is difficult to ascertain. Cost is often measured in price per pound of material, or price per unit volume of material. In many cases however, it is important for a product to meet certain specifications, and cost could then be measured in price per unit of a property. Price with respect to processability is often important, as some materials need to be processed at very high temperatures, increasing the amount of cooling time a part needs. In a large production run cooling time is very expensive.Some plastics are manufactured from re-cycled materials but their use in engineering tends to be limited because the consistency of formulation and their physical properties tend to be less consistent.

Plastics engineering specialties
* Medical plastics
* Automotive plastics
* Recycled or recyclable plastics
* Biodegradable plastics
* Elastomers
* Epoxys

Eligibility: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.10+2 / I.Sc. Phy., Chem. & Math. Min. 50% Marks in each subject.

Duration: 4 Years

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Harcourt Butler Technological Institute

Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Nawab Gang, Kanpur- 208002
(Uttar Pradesh)
Phone : 0512-2214414
Fax : 0512-2545312
http://www.hbti.edu/
E-Mail: hbti@hbti.edu

LD College Of Engineering

LD College Of Engineering, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad-380015(Gujarat)
Phone : 079-6306752
Fax : 079-6302887
http://ldce.itgo.com/

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SSE (Shri Shivaji Education) Society's College Of Engineering and Technology, Near Shivaji Park,   
Akola-444003(Maharashtra)
Phone : 0724-416484
Fax : 0724-435070
E-Mail: akl_coeta@sancharnet.in

University College Of Science and Technology

University College Of Science and Technology, 992, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Rd, Kolkata-700009

University Department of Chemical-Technology (U.D.C.T.)

University Department of Chemical-Technology (U.D.C.T.), Nathalal Parikh marg, Matunga, Mumbai-400019
Phone : 022-24145616
Fax : 022-24145614
http://www.udct.org
E-Mail: jbj@udct.ernet.in

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