MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 80, 2016NUMIFORM 2016: The 12th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Topic 4: Application to composites, polymers and other materials|
|Published online||24 October 2016|
Integrated thermomechanical model for forming of glass containers
INEGI, Institute of Science and Innovation in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
2 University of Porto, Mechanical Department, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
In this work an integrated model for all the process of glass forming of glass containers is presented. The model addresses press-and-blow and blow-and-blow procedures from the gob forming to the final product. Glass forming involves coupled thermal-mechanical physical phenomena, in which the material viscous flow is highly dependent on heat transfer which, in turn, is dependent changes of shape due to material flow. Numerical aspects associated with the model implementation and its validation with real formed products are discussed.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2016
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