Plastic has revolutionized how things are made; making items more affordable and easier to produce. From products like chairs to nylon fabric to plates; plastic is an indispensable part of modern life.
With this lab, students will not only learn about the types of plastics but also how to process plastics and manufacture plastic products using injection molding, vacuum forming and acrylic shaping techniques.
This start-up package includes an injection molder, vacuum former, and acrylic strip heater. Hands-on activities include creating signs, molds, and novelty items.
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Recommended for Grades 7-12. No Computer Required.
PLEASE NOTE, this lab requires a lead time of 4-8 weeks for manufacturing.