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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give the skills to select an appropriate processing method for plastic product suitable for the chosen polymer material.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able: -to select an appropriate processing method for polymer products.

Course contents

Injection Molding Extrusion Blow Molding Thermoforming Rotational Molding Casting

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Polymer chemistry Modern Plastics

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 25 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 20 hours
  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 25 hours
  • Project work and productions - 25 hours
  • Individual studies - 10 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 35 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 100 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions


Holmberg Mariann


Holmberg Mariann

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • 2008-10-16 - Demonstrations and presentations
  • 2008-10-16 - Reports and productions

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