A novel integrated heater and sensor for injection molding applications

@inproceedings{Zhu2014ANI,
  title={A novel integrated heater and sensor for injection molding applications},
  author={Shao Yue Zhu},
  year={2014}
}
  • S. Zhu
  • Published 2014
  • Materials Science
In the process chain from granulate to the finished molding, mold temperature control is of great significance during polymer processing, which has been substantiated that it determines the quality features of the components and guarantees correct reproduction of the surface. In view of the existing inherent problems associated with the constant temperature mold in injection molding process, the rapid heat cycle molding process can facilitate rapid temperature change at the mold surface thereby… 

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