Study of the influence of mixing methods of thermoplastic slick components on its rheological propertie

Authors: Kolmykov E.I., Tverskoi M.V.
Published in issue: #4(81)/2023
DOI: 10.18698/2541-8009-2023-4-883

Category: Mechanical Engineering and Machine Science | Chapter: foundry

Keywords: MIM technology, slip, injection molding, metal powder, fluidity, mixing, metal mixture, titanium
Published: 06.05.2023

A granulometric analysis of a metal powder from an alloy of titanium VT6 has been carried out. A binder component based on wax for thermoplastic slurry (hereinafter slurry) of low pressure is considered. Several types of thermoplastic slurry with varying mixing sequences of components and temperature values have been proposed and prepared. The influence of temperature parameters and the sequence of mixing components on the rheological properties of the slip has been revealed. The fluidity of the finished thermoplastic slurry was visually assessed by forcing it through a press nozzle. For analysis, a titanium-based slurry developed in the laboratory of the Foundry Technologies Department of Bauman Moscow State Technical University.


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