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Design Technology: Plastics Manufacturing Processes

Focus on Plastics pack

Focus on Plastics is an interactive resource examaning the 8 main manufacturing techniques studied in Design Technology at KS3, GCSE and A Level. Each topic includes a simulation of the process and a wealth of detailed information and photographs.

Based on real-life production facilities, this Design Technology resource effectively brings industry into the classroom.

This interactive eLearning Resource is suitable for whole class whiteboard teaching and for use as an individual study aid. Focus on Plastics for Design Technology is available as an installable Windows program and as part of the online Focus DT Resource Pack.

Processes covered: Extrusion, Injection moulding, Compression moulding, Blow moulding, Calendering, Line bending, Rotational moulding, Vacuum forming

Windows software single user licence: £29.95
Windows software site licence: £99.95
Online version 1 year whole school licence: £36.00
Plastics- Processes covered: Blow moulding
  • Extrusion
  • Injection moulding
  • Compression moulding
  • Blow moulding
  • Calendering
  • Line bending
  • Rotational moulding
  • Vacuum forming
Compatible with: Focus has version available for Windows, Mac, iPad and Android devices. .
Plastics-Program Benefits Extrusion
  • Helps students produce high-quality coursework
  • Multiple choice tests with instant feedback
  • Saves time in project work
  • Develops knowledge of process sequence
  • Teachers can create their own questions and images
  • Exceptional value for money
  • Unlimited use across the whole school/college
  • Focus Educational Software Ltd
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