molding shrinkage

molding shrinkage

[′mōl·diŋ ‚shriŋk·ij]
(engineering)
Difference in dimensions between the molding and the mold cavity, measured at normal room temperature.
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Adding different tillers and reinforcements to the polymer matrix generally decreases the injection molding shrinkage as these--usually inorganic--materials have a thermal expansion coefficient which is much smaller compared to polymers.
The injection molding shrinkage of materials was investigated with the plate specimens also used for falling weight tests (Fig.
The objective of this study was to improve experimental approach concerning injection molding shrinkage.
The integrated programs utilized for the prediction of the injection molding shrinkage, warpage, and sink marks have been developed in detail by Chang et al.