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A Step Towards Automated Design of Side Actions in Injection Molding of Complex Parts [chapter]

Ashis Gopal Banerjee, Satyandra K. Gupta
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Manually designing side actions is a challenging task and requires considerable expertise. Automated design of side actions will significantly reduce mold design lead times.  ...  Therefore, generating shapes of side actions requires solving a complex geometric optimization problem.  ...  However, the opinions expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect that of the sponsor.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11802914_35 fatcat:ghp5q3sfabf2hhmstj4sxkh32q

Methods for automated manufacturability analysis of injection-molded and die-cast parts

Rahul A. Bidkar, Daniel A. McAdams
2009 Research in Engineering Design  
injection-molded or die-cast parts.  ...  The framework includes an implemented mathematical algorithm to solve key outstanding challenges in feature recognition for manufacturability analysis of injection-molded and die-cast parts.  ...  The hole in Fig. 7 could be manufactured by a side-action mold closing.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00163-009-0070-9 fatcat:bajmry7kwffgpiqjjzzwpnqbgu

A Novel Automated System for the Handling of Car Seat Wires on Plastic Over-Injection Molding Machines

F. J. G. Silva, M. R. Soares, L. P. Ferreira, A. C. Alves, M. Brito, R. D. S. G. Campilho, V. F. C. Sousa
2021 Machines  
The structure of car seats is becoming increasingly complex, with mixing of wire conformation and plastic injection.  ...  In classic molding injection machines, there are just two half-molds, the female, and the male.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/machines9080141 fatcat:ibwuy3sugbgtxll2nog6fslcwy

Variable Offset Computation Space for Automatic Cooling Dimensioning

Christian Hopmann, Daniel Colin Fritsche, Tobias Hohlweck, Julius Nehring-Wirxel
2022 Polymers  
The injection mold is one of the most important elements for the part precision of this important mass production process.  ...  Thus, the objective but specific design of the cooling channel layout is crucial for a reproducible part with high-dimensional accuracy in production.  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/polym14040762 pmid:35215675 pmcid:PMC8876967 fatcat:jdax3qogm5alhcvtvlgg3yz2wy

DESIGNING AND MANUFACTURING OF THE TOOL OF THE SECOND ORDER

Denis Alexandrovich Chemezov
2017 Theoretical & Applied Science  
manufacture of the tool electrode to machining the mold cavity with using the computer aided design Pro/ENGINEER.  ...  ESJI (KZ) = 1.042 SJIF (Morocco) = 2.031 ICV (Poland) = 6.630 PIF (India) = 1.940 IBI (India) = 4.260 ISPC Technology and science, Philadelphia, USA 163 Abstract: The article is presented the technology of  ...  Designing of the tool The movable die half is part of the mold for the injection molding of the range of parts. 3D solid model of the part is presented in Fig. 2 On the working surface die half it is  ... 
doi:10.15863/tas.2017.02.46.28 fatcat:taddafi6obfqdpmbtyktsoxiam

Design and fabrication of miniature compliant hinges for multi-material compliant mechanisms

Wojciech Bejgerowski, John W. Gerdes, Satyandra K. Gupta, Hugh A. Bruck
2011 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
Multi-material molding (MMM) enables the creation of multi-material mechanisms that combine compliant hinges, serving as revolute joints, and rigid links in a single part.  ...  Methods described in this paper are applicable to any lightweight, load-bearing compliant mechanism manufactured using multimaterial injection molding.  ...  Opinions in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the sponsors.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-011-3301-y fatcat:hjldgbkjivfppbjst42hueglqm

Variable Offset Computation Space for Automatic Cooling Dimensioning

Christian Hopmann, Daniel Fritsche, Tobias Hohlweck, Julius Nehring-Wirxel
2022 Polymers 14(4)  
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.18154/rwth-2022-02532 fatcat:kegpm3hsmrf4tbr2llwtbcgcme

Methods Used for the Compaction and Molding of Ceramic Matrix Composites Reinforced with Carbon Nanotubes

Valerii P. Meshalkin, Alexey V. Belyakov
2020 Processes  
In the present paper, the most convenient contemporary methods used for the compaction of molding masses composed of either technical ceramics or ceramic matrix composites reinforced with carbon nanotubes  ...  , stamping, and injection; casting from aqueous and non-aqueous slips; tape and gel casting.  ...  First, it is advisable to perform a feasibility study on how the CNT-reinforced CMC parts would perform in their place within a complex assembly design.  ... 
doi:10.3390/pr8081004 fatcat:pnez3kgytbdtxkvpenq53kt6ui

An Intelligent Product Service System for Adaptive Maintenance of Engineered-to-Order Manufacturing Equipment Assisted by Augmented Reality

John Angelopoulos, Dimitris Mourtzis
2022 Applied Sciences  
The developed method was tested and validated on an industrial case study of injection mold maintenance, achieving 11% energy reduction, 50% less time for mold inspection, and a 20% rise in on-time mold  ...  Consequently, in this manuscript the design and development of a method based on the principles of servitization for the provision of an intelligent and adaptable maintenance service assisted by AR are  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Appl. Sci. 2022, 12, 5349  ... 
doi:10.3390/app12115349 fatcat:3abrr3fhpzclbbneleejlweeam

Application of Topology, Size and Shape Optimization Methods in Polymer Metal Hybrid Structural Lightweight Engineering

M. Grujicic, G. Arakere, P. Pisu, B. Ayalew, Norbert Seyr, Marc Erdmann, Jochen Holzleitner
2008 Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures  
or buckling resistance and that it must be manufacturable using conventional injection over-molding.  ...  , a linear-static analysis based topology optimization tool to generate an initial design, a nonlinear statics-based size and shape optimization program to obtained the final design and a mold-filling  ...  Acknowledgement The material presented in this paper is based on work conducted as a part of the project "Lightweight Engineering: Hybrid Structures: Application of Metal/Polymer Hybrid Materials in Load-bearing  ... 
doi:10.1163/157361108785963028 fatcat:mgjmq5dccfdpbjtu236n2h6jci

Manufacturing multi-material articulated plastic products using in-mold assembly

Alok K. Priyadarshi, Satyandra K. Gupta, Regina Gouker, Florian Krebs, Martin Shroeder, Stefan Warth
2006 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
This paper is a step towards creating such a methodology and reports the following three results.  ...  However, designing both products and molds is significantly more challenging in case of in-mold assembly.  ...  Opinions expressed in this paper are those of authors and do not necessarily reflect opinion of the sponsors.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-005-0343-z fatcat:msdjj4v2fjdy3mvlbiqai7q2ey

3D Printing for the Rapid Prototyping of Structural Electronics

Eric Macdonald, Rudy Salas, David Espalin, Mireya Perez, Efrain Aguilera, Dan Muse, Ryan B. Wicker
2014 IEEE Access  
This paper describes the development process used to design a novelty six-sided gaming die.  ...  When these products include sophisticated electronics encased in 3D packaging with complex geometries and intricate detail, TTM can be compromised-resulting in lost opportunity.  ...  While designing a part to be fabricated through injection molding, the ''parting line'', where the two mold halves will meet, must be determined so that once solidified, the part will allow the mold halves  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2014.2311810 fatcat:vtofzw2apbfhvn6swmc4ygiv6q

Instant soft robot: A simple recipe for quick and easy manufacturing

J. Fras, J. Glowka, K. Althoefer
2020 2020 3rd IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft)  
In the paper, we presented the design and fabrication process of different types of modules: linearly extending, bending and a manipulation module.  ...  With the new design, a scaffolding to reinforce the actuator is printed inside a singleuse mold.  ...  Fig. 2 : 2 Instant actuators design. (a) Bending actuator's mold, continuum layer of material exposed in blue (b) Manipulator side view, reinforcement exposed in green.  ... 
doi:10.1109/robosoft48309.2020.9115973 dblp:conf/robosoft/FrasGA20 fatcat:4bsgbzbndne5dkrlc2pgms73xq

Industrialization of Metal Powder Bed Fusion through Machine Shop Networking

Vegard Brøtan, Johan Fahlström, Knut Sørby
2016 Procedia CIRP  
part of the production plant, as other manufacturing processes are today.  ...  Hence, a discussion is raised on changing the way additive machines are operated. The paper discusses new planning systems and support systems for reliable operation of AM processes.  ...  The authors would like to acknowledge the support from the research centre SFI Manufacturing, which is sponsored by the Research Council of Norway and industrial partners.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2016.05.089 fatcat:sfkpedvlyjgepeh7sxdsttkaei

Progress in Investment Castings [chapter]

Ram Prasad
2012 Science and Technology of Casting Processes  
Most patterns are injected with the gates. However, large or complex parts are injected in segments, which are assembled into final form.  ...  A step-by-step procedure is described here, and includes designing the optimum feeder system based on the modulus method, after modifying all other process factors towards a common goal of superior casting  ...  A combination of the above two techniques can be adopted to promote beneficial gradients in long airfoil sections. Other innovative techniques to create required mold  ... 
doi:10.5772/50550 fatcat:3o2tn25fnjakri6267dbyh2x74
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