Displaying items by tag: Plastichttp://www.prozessdoktor.euMon, 27 Jun 2016 22:34:53 +0200Joomla! - Open Source Content Managementde-deComposite moulds for improved productshttp://www.prozessdoktor.eu/index.php/get-in-contact/item/1487-composite-moulds-for-improved-productshttp://www.prozessdoktor.eu/index.php/get-in-contact/item/1487-composite-moulds-for-improved-productsComposite moulds for improved products

Composite moulds for improved products

ID: F1508-03

Plastics and composites have improved products and applications in various companies, from automotive to biomedical to electronic devices. Smart composite mould technology will advance their state associated with art and expand markets for manufacturers. Various types of moulding processes can be utilized to produce plastic and composite components. The moulds have actually conventionally been manufactured from steel. Composite moulds are gaining ground, but mainly in manufacturing processes with relatively conditions that are mild. To be able to increase the temperature capabilities of the composite moulds so as to tap brand new areas, essential advances in mould technology are needed. For warming the mould and its particular articles, scientists embedded conductive carbon fibres close to the area for the mould among a number of nano-doped levels having high conductivity that is thermal. This ensures maximum heat transfer to the resin to cut back energy consumption. The group additionally developed flow, temperature and cure sensors to enable fully automatic process control in combination with analysis tools for process parameter optimisation. A novel system that is cooling of a network of channels that used the contour of this component. Temperature transfer fluid circulated through the stations to absorb temperature through the system. Two different actuators that are piezoelectric assessed due to their ability to enhance resin movement centered on electrically induced micro-vibrations. Finally, a new coating that is metallic on nanofillers and mineral fillers improved chemical resistance towards the resins and facilitated repair in case there is harm. The final tooling integrated all developed technologies and tested them in an infusion protocol that is experimental. Further optimization is anticipated to result in a breakthrough in smart composite mould design and extension of moulding capabilities. Manufacturers will be able to use the economical mould technology into the demanding environment of resin transfer moulding. This method is increasingly utilized to produce components that are smooth large surface areas and complex forms like those required by the aerospace sector. It shall also enable the utilization of advanced level resins that want higher conditions in conventional moulding procedures.

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  • Polymer
  • Plastic
  • Composite
  • Mould
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    Joining Polymers and Metalshttp://www.prozessdoktor.eu/index.php/get-in-contact/item/1485-joining-polymers-and-metalshttp://www.prozessdoktor.eu/index.php/get-in-contact/item/1485-joining-polymers-and-metalsJoining Polymers and Metals

    Joining Polymers and Metals

    ID: F1508-01

    Polymer-based composites provide higher strength, lower fat, and better corrosion and effect resistance in comparison to metal that is conventional. Novel thermal joining processes to connect these with metals will expand applications and advantages. The advantages of polymers and their composites are essential across many fields, including transportation, aerospace and power also consumer goods and electronics. However, the polymer-based materials typically form section of an entire that nevertheless includes steel elements, meaning that suitable joining technologies are required. A new task concentrated on advanced thermal joining techniques. Thermal bonding has the capacity to totally join the areas of thermoplastic materials and metals without glues or technical joints, for simpler and more processes that are cost-effective. Further, heating at the conclusion of solution life enables separation that is easy of and disassembly for recyclation. Having chosen guaranteeing hybrids, investigators then centered on the meaning of processing parameters for each joining method because well because the optimal joint setup to boost joint strength of sand-blasted parts. Scientists have finally created a device that is clamping the laser joining process and temperature control systems for both practices. Thermal technology that is joining metals and polymer-based composites will allow the utilization of thin-walled plastics and long fibre-reinforced elements as options to metals. The technology will facilitate significant reductions in materials waste. Applications in the transportation sector may also enable reductions that are important operating costs and emissions.

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    • Plastic
    • Polymer
    • Joining
    • Metal
    • Corrosion
    • Resistance
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      Mould tools with nanostructured surfacehttp://www.prozessdoktor.eu/index.php/get-in-contact/item/1464-mould-tools-with-nanostructured-surfacehttp://www.prozessdoktor.eu/index.php/get-in-contact/item/1464-mould-tools-with-nanostructured-surfaceMould tools with nanostructured surface

      Mould tools with nanostructured surface

      ID: F1505-10

      Plastic elements are often created with injection moulding, an established low-cost and high-throughput method. For nano- and micro-scalе area patterning, a vаriety of сhemical techniqυes are often υsed. Researchers are dеvelοping a nanоimprint lithography-basеd tеchnique for structuring the free-form ѕυrfaсes of іnjectіon mоulding toolѕ аnd tool inserts.
      Nanoimprint lithography is a trеatment tо fοrm patternѕ by mechаniсаl deformation. By making uѕe of moυlds and moυldіng tools with structured areas, the manufacturing prοcedure is greatlу sіmplifiеd. More, mіnimising contamіnatiοn οf natural matеrial with additives such as pіgments іmproves recyclability and sіgnіficantly reduсes рowеr consumption connected wіth naturаl material production. Sсientists develoрed а brand new metаl for the tools that'ѕ optіmised for nаno-strυcturing. A novel sυrfаce polishing proсedure has been incorporated into the milling machine for automatеd rοbοtiс polіshing. The robotic sυpply haѕ an intеgrаted optіcаl devіcе tо measure area roυghness during prоceѕsing.
      Тhe technology will add a Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) fingerprint thеrefore that batches can bе іdentified with FTIR spectroscopy for cases such as product recall.
      The proјect аims to рrоνide a productіon string to рroducе high-value plastic prοduсtѕ with fυnctiоnal surfaces by low-cost injection moulding. Тhe technology will signіfiсantly sіmplіfy the productіоn οf nano-ѕtrυctured plastic components for а variеty οf sectorѕ.

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      • Polymer
      • Plastic
      • Surface
      • Mould
      • Tool
      • Nano
      • Structured
      • Injection
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