Cycle time predictions for the rotational molding process with and without mold/part separation

G. Gogos, X. Liu, L. G. Olson

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Abstract

A detailed theoretical heat transfer model for the entire rotational molding process (including heating and cooling stages) has been developed, and the key parameters affecting the process cycle time have been identified. This theoretical model has been employed to generate numerical results which are in very good agreement with experimental data available in the literature. In addition, the effect of part shrinkage on the process cycle time has been studied.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages1133-1136
Number of pages4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998
EventProceedings of the 1998 56th Annual Technical Conference, ANTEC. Part 1 (of 3) - Atlanta, GA, USA
Duration: Apr 26 1998Apr 30 1998

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OtherProceedings of the 1998 56th Annual Technical Conference, ANTEC. Part 1 (of 3)
CityAtlanta, GA, USA
Period4/26/984/30/98

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Polymers and Plastics

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    Gogos, G., Liu, X., & Olson, L. G. (1998). Cycle time predictions for the rotational molding process with and without mold/part separation. 1133-1136. Paper presented at Proceedings of the 1998 56th Annual Technical Conference, ANTEC. Part 1 (of 3), Atlanta, GA, USA, .