The Influence of Feedstock’s Composition on Rheological Behaviour at Forming by Metallic Powder Injection


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Forming process developed by injection is influenced by rheological characteristics of the feedstock. Because the feedstock is a mixture formed by a powder and a binder, in the performed research it was pursued establishing of binder composition influence. Rheological characteristics establishing was realised with the help of a rotational rheometer RHEOTEST 2, which can be used at the establishing of some properties of Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids in different temperature circumstances. Utilised binders were formed of different proportions of wax, low density polyethylene, and stearic acid. Obtained results show that wax has a great influence on rheological characteristics of the binder. As it contains increases the dynamic viscosity decreases pronouncedly.



Edited by:

Ionel Chicinaş and Traian Canta




L. Brânduşan, "The Influence of Feedstock’s Composition on Rheological Behaviour at Forming by Metallic Powder Injection", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 23, pp. 139-142, 2007

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October 2007




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