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Particle size and injection temperature effect on the injection molding of SS316l powder

Jamaludin, Khairur Rijal and Muhamad, Norhamidi and Ab. Rahman, Mohd Nizam and M. Amin, Sri Yulis and Ismail, Muhammad Hussain and Ibrahim, Murtadhahadi (2008) Particle size and injection temperature effect on the injection molding of SS316l powder. Journal of Mechanical Engineering , 5 (1). pp. 59-71. ISSN 1823-5514

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Abstract

Particle size and injection temperature influence on the injection of SS316L powder has been investigated. The feedstocks used for the investigation being 64 vol. % and 65 vol. %. Results found that the success of the molding process depends on the feedstock rheological properties. Fine powder particles at 64 vol. % demonstrated higher temperature sensitivity than the coarse powder feedstock. However, the coarse powder feedstock shows its sensitivity to the injection pressure. The investigation found that the injection temperature has its influence to the final quality of the compact. Injection temperature of 140 oC was found to be the optimum. However, the investigation does not found any significant on the injection temperature to the debinding rate.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:metal injection molding, particle size effect, as-molded, water leaching
Subjects:T Technology > TS Manufactures
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:5820
Deposited By: Khairur Rijal Jamaludin
Deposited On:21 Jul 2008 03:15
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 15:35

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