Research Project code：9800004553
Update date：Jan. 30, 2003
Visualization analysis of melt-flow plastics behavior inside an injection mold
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Investigating Researcher (3)：
The behavior of melt-flowing plastics inside a mold has been observed so far only by the short-shot method which is an objective method. However undesirable phenomena on injection molded products such as jetting, flow-marks, residual stress, etc., are relative to the flow behavior during the flowing, packing and cooling processes. Therefore a real-time measuring in a mold is thought to be only one possible method to reveal the phenomena clearly. This project aims to establish a new observation system of flow behavior within a mold cavity by using a glass-inserted metal mold and a compact CCD camera with strobe units. We are also going to construct an analyzing system of plastics flow on the basis of the above method and the image processing technique.
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