Simulating Cold Mould Defects, In the Process of Low-Pressure Polymer Moulding with Chemical Foaming Agent, Using Magma

Stanislav Gatsev, Stoil Todorov

Abstract


In the article, we described potential defects, which are result of low mould temperature in the process of low-pressure polymer moulding. We identified the parameters, which will affect this process in Magma Soft. We executed a series of simulations in order to verify that changes in these parameters result in reliable simulation results. We identified the result characteristics, which indicate that there will be defects on the produced part surface. We validate the simulation results with real experiments.


Keywords


Simulation; Mould temperature; Polymer; Chemical foaming agent; Magma.

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