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Relative viscosity models and their application to capillary flow data of highly filled hard-metal carbide powder compounds

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dc.title Relative viscosity models and their application to capillary flow data of highly filled hard-metal carbide powder compounds en
dc.contributor.author Honek, Tomáš
dc.contributor.author Hausnerová, Berenika
dc.contributor.author Sáha, Petr
dc.relation.ispartof Polymer Composites
dc.identifier.issn 0272-8397 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2005-02
utb.relation.volume 26
utb.relation.issue 1
dc.citation.spage 29
dc.citation.epage 36
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc. en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1002/pc.20067
dc.relation.uri http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pc.20067/abstract
dc.description.abstract The rheological behavior of highly filled polymer systems used in powder injection molding (PIM) technology strongly influences the final properties of the products. In this study, the capillary flow data of multi-component polymer binders- based on polyethylene, paraffin, ethylene-based copolymers, and polyethylene glycol-compounded with three various hard-metal carbide powders were employed. The rheology of such highly filled (up to 50 vol%) multiphase systems is necessarily a complex phenomenon characterized by strain dependent, non-Newtonian properties complicated by flow instabilities and yield. Over 15 mathematical models proposed for highly filled systems were tested, some of them calculating the maximum filler loading. Due to the complex structure of the filler (irregular shape, particle size distribution) and a multi-component character of the binder, the applicability of these models varied with the powder-binder systems studied. However, the particular values of maximum loadings are in good accordance with the predictions based on powder characteristics. Simple modification of Frankel-Acrivos model to the systems containing unimodal hard-metal carbide powders with particles of an irregular shape and broad particle size distribution gave precise agreement between experimental data and model prediction. POLYM. COMPOS., 26:29-36,2005. (C) 2004 Society of Plastics Engineers en
utb.faculty Faculty of Technology
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1002054
utb.identifier.wok 000227205400004
utb.source j-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2011-08-16T15:06:17Z
dc.date.available 2011-08-16T15:06:17Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Honek, Tomáš
utb.contributor.internalauthor Hausnerová, Berenika
utb.contributor.internalauthor Sáha, Petr
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