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Published in: International Journal of Material Forming 1/2018

24-12-2016 | Original Research

Inverse thermal mold design for injection molds

Adressing the local cooling demand as quality function for an inverse heat transfer problem

Authors: Ch. Hopmann, P. Nikoleizig

Published in: International Journal of Material Forming | Issue 1/2018

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Abstract

The thermal mold design and the identification of a proper cooling channel design for injection molds becomes more and more complex. To find a suitable cooling channel system with objective rules based on the local cooling demand of the part a new methodology for the thermal mold design based on an inverse heat transfer problem was introduced. Based on a quality function regarding production efficiency as well as part quality, additional aspects to model the injection molding process are discussed. Aim of those extensions is the improvement of the inverse optimization of the problem.
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Metadata
Title
Inverse thermal mold design for injection molds
Adressing the local cooling demand as quality function for an inverse heat transfer problem
Authors
Ch. Hopmann
P. Nikoleizig
Publication date
24-12-2016
Publisher
Springer Paris
Published in
International Journal of Material Forming / Issue 1/2018
Print ISSN: 1960-6206
Electronic ISSN: 1960-6214
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12289-016-1334-3

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