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Volume 248, 20184th Engineering Science and Technology International Conference (ESTIC 2018)
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|Published online||10 December 2018|
Peculiarities of Injection Molding Conducting Composites
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bung Hatta University, Indonesia
2 Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia.
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The investigations in this study focused on the characteristic of feedstock in an effort to understand the mechanism of injection molded in composite material. A composite, which has 75% wt. filler, consist of graphite (G), carbon black (CB) and polypropylene copolymer (PP). Twin-screw co-rotating extruder used for mixing materials. The conductivity of the molded parts measured using a four-point probe test procedure. The results showed that the injection molding conducting composites, which aggregated into larger clusters, tended to disperse unevenly into the PP, resulting in fewer particle-particle contacts and, consequently, a lower-conductivity composite in some part of the molded.
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