Flow simulation in molds with preplaced fiber mats

W. B. Young, K. Han L.H. Fong, L. James Lee

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Abstract

The primary goal of this study was to develop 2‐D and 3‐D computer simulation schemes for the mold filling processes of structural reaction injection molding (SRIM) and resin transfer molding (RTM) under isothermal conditions. The developed computer code was able to simulate the mold filling in molds with complicated geometry, Experiments were also carried out based on flow vitalizations. Experimental results were compared with the numerical simulations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)391-403
Number of pages13
JournalPolymer Composites
Volume12
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1991 Dec

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry

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