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An introduction to thermoplastics
An introduction to thermoplastics

Duration: 02:59

The differences between thermoplastics and thermosetting plastics are explained using examples of jewellery made from thermosetting plastic. The injection moulding process is demonstrated.

 
Casting metals - die casting and sand casting
Casting metals - die casting and sand casting

Duration: 01:16

An overview of die casting and sand casting of metals. The typical uses of different types of cast metals are discussed.

 
Design and manufacture of a cyclone vacuum cleaner
Design and manufacture of a cyclone vacuum cleaner

Duration: 04:00

An explanation of how the cyclone vacuum cleaner was designed and manufactured by James Dyson.

 
How modern materials and technology in Formula One cars reaches road cars
How modern materials and technology in Formula One cars reaches road cars

Duration: 04:58

The story of how modern materials and technology from a famous racing car company reaches a road car.

 
Modern materials for a prototype car
Modern materials for a prototype car

Duration: 03:47

An explanation of why different materials have each been used in the production of a new prototype car, with reference to their properties.

 

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