Essays Tagged: "plastics"

Mechanical Enginearing

erview would include steel and concrete for buildings, roads, and dams, the use of metals glass and plastics for hundreds of every day products, the use of electricity, and the harnessing of gasoline. ...

(2 pages) 87 1 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering

Water Pollution

most, and what people are doing to help.There are many causes for water pollution. The main one is plastics. The reason for that is that plastics take four hundred and fifty years to decompose in the ...

(3 pages) 366 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Wrestling and the controversy over weight cutting.

suit to lose the weight. Leo is sitting on the bench in the locker room and his dad is taping Leo's plastics to make them tight around the ankles and wrists. Then, with sweatpants and a cotton beanie ... 's statistics to be pretty accurate. Except for plastic suits. I would estimate that about 45% wear plastics regularly and at least 85% have worn them at least once in their career. This is with or wi ...

(10 pages) 81 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Formaldehyde and all about it.

t with phenol to form a plastic. Today, formaldehyde is used in many common products in addition to plastics, including fertilizers, preservatives, explosives, mirrors, wood glue, water proofing, circ ...

(2 pages) 99 5 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Business Ethics: The Enron Meltdown.

cided to "branch off" into trading energy futures and energy derivatives such as coal, pulp, paper, plastics, and metals. With the new right and capability to trade these derivatives, Enron decided it ...

(3 pages) 317 0 2.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Stanislavski's Theoretical System.

dramas, comedies and operettas at the Alekseiv amateur theater built on his family estate, and took plastics (stage movement) and vocal lessons from Moscow's best teachers. 1884 marks the public debut ...

(4 pages) 53 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Ge studies.

Company backgroundFrom jet engines to TV broadcasting; plastics to power plants, General Electric (GE) is plugged in to most businesses that have shaped th ... on and control equipment, generators and turbines, nuclear reactors, medical imaging equipment, and plastics.Its financial arm, which includes commercial finance, consumer finance, equipment managemen ...

(3 pages) 186 0 4.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

CNC Routers.

CNC Routers are machines used for carving patterns in wood, plastics, composites, and non - ferrous metals. CNC Routers are very important in the world today. T ...

(1 pages) 62 2 2.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Effects of Cadmium what are the effects of Cadmium on humans, animals, and the earth?

ents. There are many uses of cadmium, such as batteries, cigarette smoke, pigments, metal coatings, plastics, and appears a lot in industrial waste. The consequences of using cadmium are quite dangero ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

An introduction to plastics

I'm just guessing that everyone out there knows what plastic is. We call plastics plastic because they are pliable, that is, they can be shaped and moulded easily. As plasti ... e easier to mould and shape when they're hot, and melt when they get hot enough, we call them thermoplastics. This name can help you tell them apart from cross-linked materials that don't melt, called ... er, or elastomer? The answer is in the bouncing. You can stretch an elastomer, and it bounces back. Plastics tend to either deform permanently, or just plain break, when you stretch them too hard.But ...

(3 pages) 119 5 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Comparing the Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald to The Graduate

despite all those things; Nick goes East to work in "bonds," and Ben receives the vague advice of "plastics." In the first party scene in The Graduate, Ben's achievements are being floated around the ...

(3 pages) 22 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

E-Commerce Market

ng the recommendations. Macrosegmentation of the market identified machinery, wood, base metals and plastics as target markets for the firm.Revenue expectation based on a 0.4% market share is $329,000 ... = $25 - $200+ per hour. Target Market Profile and Analysis 16% Machinery 11%Wood 7% Base Metals 6% Plastics Total Firms = 5,500 We have targeted the above market segments for the following reasons. T ...

(6 pages) 528 0 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


i.e newly designed engines, sophisticated electronic controls, increased use of new materials like plastics and ceramics, more extensive safety features.q Production of automobiles was undergoing a r ...

(7 pages) 82 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Pipe corrosion

ulting-Specifying Engineer, discusses the benefits of plastic piping. In particular, newer types of plastics like CPVC and PEX are the focus. The article is a published transcription of a roundtable d ... EX are extremely resistant to corrosion and have many other benefits over metals.David DeAngelis, a plastics sales manager, states that CPVC is not "susceptible to corrosion, pitting or scaling." Thes ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering

"The Wallace Group": Case 2.

oper management.a. His diversification program that resulted in the acquisition of the chemical and plastics divisions lacked forward looking vision. He simply required the companies to uphold a profi ...

(3 pages) 122 0 3.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Biotech Century: Harnessing the Gene and Remaking the World By.

revolution in the proper historical perspective when he observed that "just as we have manipulated plastics and metals, we are now manufacturing living materials."The Nobel Prize-winning chemist Robe ...

(4 pages) 32 0 2.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Primary Forming, Casting, The Range of Materials Applicable and the Process

ents for the formation of intricate, basic and mass-produced heavy or light products are metals and plastics broadly and occasionally ceramics. Starting with metals and moulding techniques in this ass ...

(13 pages) 42 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

The Plastics Industry

Manufacturing of plastics:Plastic manufacturing consists of four categories. The first is the acquiring of the raw ma ... the synthetic resin is heated or liquefied so that it can then be moulded. From this treatment the plastics are then moulded into the useful everyday products that can be found everywhere in everythi ... operties from being very hard, tough and brittle to being very soft, delicate and flexible.Types of plastics:What makes them different?Plastics can vary widely. The smaller molecules, monomer, that ma ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Riordan Manufacturing Strategic Plan Development

Summary of Riordan's Mission and Vision and Strategic Objectives"Riordan Manufacturing is a global plastics manufacturer employing 550 people with projected annual earnings of $46 million. The compan ...

(4 pages) 986 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Plastic - A Boon or A Bane

l forces produces the result we have caused. One such recent matter is the use of plastic.The term "plastics" covers a range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organic condensation or polymerization produ ... om the fact that in their semi-liquid state they are malleable, or have the property of plasticity. Plastics vary immensely in heat tolerance, hardness, and resiliency. Combined with this adaptability ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.8 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry