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Ordering and Installing eBooks

To purchase an Industrial Press eBook or to redeem an access code for an IP eBook, you first need to set up your user account at the Industrial Press eBookStore (

First, set up your IP eBookStore account:

  • If you do not yet have an account, please go to the homepage of the Industrial Press eBookStore:
    (Make sure you are at the eBookStore site and not at
  • Click on the menu option at the top right labeled “Register.”
  • Sign up to create your account with a unique username and password.

To purchase one or more Industrial Press eBooks:

  • Please log into your IP eBookStore account at
  • Find the eBook you want to purchase
  • Add it to your shopping cart; add any other books you want to purchase to your cart.
  • Go to your shopping cart.
  • If you have a discount code, enter it now.
  • Complete your purchase, using a credit card.*
  • A charge will appear on your credit card statement, identified as an eBook Sale.
  • As with all Industrial Press digital products, eBooks cannot be returned; sales are considered complete and final.

*If corporate or institutional purchasing procedures requires an invoice/purchase order, please contact our customer service deparment at, specifying the title of the eBook, the ISBN given on the eBookStore product page, and the number of eBooks you wish to purchase. Multi-user dsicounts may apply (please see below).

To redeem an access code for one or more Industrial Press eBooks:

  • Please log into your IP eBookStore account at
    • Click on the menu item at the top of the eBookStore home marked “Redeem”.
      • Type or copy in your onetime use access code.
        • Click on the right arrow to submit the code.
        • Access codes may be for permanent/unlmited or for limited-time subscriptions (upon expiration, you can email about purchase or renewal).

        Accessing and using your new eBooks:

        Good news! Once you have purchased your eBooks(s) or redeemed your access code, your eBook will be available in your account anytime you are logged into your account online. For information on offline reading options, please see the “Support” and “How-To” section of the Industrial Press eBookStore site. 

        In addition to reading online or offline, you can:

        • Search: Industrial Press eBooks are searchable. You can search within an eBook or across your eBook library.
        • Customize: You can highlight text on the screen, bookmark pages, or add notes throughout the eBook.
        • Easy Navigation: In addition to accessing eBooks from your virtual bookshelf, your notes, bookmarks, and highlights become part of your dashboard and quick links.

        Single-User versus Multi-User eBooks and Options

        When you purchase an eBook or redeem an access code for an eBook, you gain the right to read the purchased content online, as well as offline, using a compatible, provided reader on your own computing device. By default, as with most software sold today, Industrial Press eBook subscriptions are single-user versions, unless specified otherwise. This means you can download a provided proprietary reader and your encrypted eBooks for your own non-simultaneous access on several devices, but you cannot share or distribute content in any form without prior written permission from Industrial Press. 

        IP eBook Multi-User Standard Discounts

        Discounts on multi-user eBook subscriptions: Multiuser packages are available, with discounts varying based on the products and number of eBooks purchased, to qualifying retail customers (not to resellers). Multiuser pricing applies to qualifying purchases of the primary products (such as the MH31 Digital Edition ISBN: 9780831138318 as sold here and on the Industrial Press eBookStore). However, it does not apply to upgrade or combination packages or when using any other discounts or special offers, and it cannot be applied directly online. 

        For more than 100 users: Contact Industrial Press at and ask to speak to a sales representative.

        Educational, government, or military institutions: Note that different pricing may apply, with a 30% discount potentially applying to smaller groups. For such institutions, again, contact Industrial Press at and ask to speak to a sales representative.

        Access codes versus site license with logins: Options include 1) multiple redeemable access codes; 2) one login and password for multiple users; 3) multiple logins and passwords; and 4) setup for some number of users per customer's IP system address (extra setup fees may apply).

        Term of subscriptions: Purchase of redeemable access codes for individual subscribers (for example, for students in a single class or term to keep afterwards) usually (but not always) do not expire. For some products (such as the Machinery's Handbook), access codes or site licenses for multiple users may require renewal/upgrade upon publication of the next edition. Please discuss applicable terms/timeframe with your IP representative.

        For further information on multi-user eBooks subscription pricing and options click here. Or send an email to with the details of your organization, the number of users/copies you are interested in, and your contact information.

        For more information on setup options and other technical issues related to Industrial Press eBooks, whether single-user or multi-user, email the IP eBookStore technical support team Or direct your questions to our help line at