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 objective of this study was to improve experimental approach concerning injection molding shrinkage. It contains the sensitivity analysis of a measurement method on uncertainties.
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.