Optimization of Injection Molding Process Parameters Based on Taguchi Design of Experiment

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In this paper, circulating box cover is taken as the main object of the study with the application of Taguchi design of experiment and Moldflow software. The warpage deformation was obtained under different molding conditions including melt temperature, mold temperature, filling time and packing time. The influencing degree and trend of these parameters was studied by using the rang analysis, and the optimization set of factors was obtained. Experimental results show that the optimization design is effective and the warpage of the product reduce.

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Xiong Zhou and Zhenzhen Lei

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335-338

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X. F. Li and H. B. Liu, "Optimization of Injection Molding Process Parameters Based on Taguchi Design of Experiment", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 233, pp. 335-338, 2012

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November 2012

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