Sustainable Materials, Processes and Production (The Manufacturing Guides)

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This book is an essential reference for understanding the environmental impact of materials, manufacturing processes, and product life cycles, and is also a guide on how to select and use them in an intelligent way. It includes in-depth analysis of fifteen materials, fourteen processes, and six production life cycles, supplemented by specially commissioned photographs and diagrams. 500+ color illustrations

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Rob Thompson is an internationally recognized expert on materials for design. He has helped develop a range of products for global clients, including LG Electronics, Panasonic and Nokia, where he was formerly Principal Designer. He has taught at the Royal College of Art and Central Saint Martins, London.

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“An essential reference for understanding the environmental impact of materials, manufacturing processes, and product lifecycles, and . . . also a guide on how to select in an intelligent way.”
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