Plasticating phase now simulated by software.New software that simulates the plastication phase of injection molding injection molding
A manufacturing process for forming objects, as of plastic or metal, by heating the molding material to a fluid state and injecting it into a mold. can be used to optimize screw design for a particular material and process condition or to determine the process conditions that yield the best melt quality with a given screw design and material. The new Injection Molding Plastification (IMP (Interface Message Processor) The first router used in the ARPAnet. It was a Honeywell 516 minicomputer with special interfaces and software written by BBN.
of the Perverse perversity as motive for men’s actions. [Am. Lit. ) program from Compuplast International (USA) Inc., Williamsville, N.Y., predicts the melting behavior and melt quality in the injection barrel. The simulation predicts output, melt temperature, temperature variation, and melting rate of the material. These data can help determine the optimum screw speed and recovery time for the material, screw design, and shot size.
John Perdikoulias, Compuplast v.p., says traditional simulation software Simulation software is based on the process of imitating a real phenomenon with a set of mathematical formulas. It is, essentially, a program that allows the user to observe an operation through simulation without actually running the program. focuses on filling, cooling and warping warp
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1. To turn or twist (wood, for example) out of shape.
2. To turn from a correct or proper course; deflect.
3. , while making assumptions about the incoming melt temperature. However, Perdikoulias says the set-up of the machine can dramatically affect the true temperature and quality of the melt that is being injected in·ject·ed
1. Of or relating to a substance introduced into the body.
2. Of or relating to a blood vessel that is visibly distended with blood.
1. introduced by injection.
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Compuplast first introduced the ability to simulate plastication in cooperation with CoreTech Systems Co. Ltd., of Taiwan, as an optional module (called Screw-Plus) for Coretech's Moldex3D injection molding simulation software, marketed in North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. by Compuplast. The IMP program is a stand-alone version of this product that can be used to analyze more complex screw configurations. Tel: (905) 814-8923 * www.compuplast.com