Capacitive transducer for in-mold monitoring of injection molding

Xi Chen, Guohua Chen, Furong Gao

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A capacitive transducer is developed for online monitoring of the in-mold material status for injection molding, particularly for measurements of melt-front position and flow-rate. This paper will show, in addition to fulfilling its design purposes, that such a sensor can also be effectively used for the detection of the start and end of mold filling, the time of gate freezing, and over-packing.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1571-1578
Number of pages8
JournalPolymer Engineering and Science
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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