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Study on Analysis of RTM Process to Manufacture Bogie Frame Skin Depending on Thickness
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  • Journal title : Composites Research
  • Volume 28, Issue 6,  2015, pp.372-377
  • Publisher : The Korean Society for Composite Materials
  • DOI : 10.7234/composres.2015.28.6.372
 Title & Authors
Study on Analysis of RTM Process to Manufacture Bogie Frame Skin Depending on Thickness
Kim, Moosun; Kim, Jung-Seok; Kim, Seung Mo;
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 Abstract
In this study, we analyzed process numerically when a bogie frame skin is manufactured by applying resin transfer molding process using composite material instead of steel. Processing time was compared based on the various thickness of bogie frame skin and the weight variation of a skin was also considered. As a result, RTM processing time decreases and the weight of a bogie reduces as the thickness of frame skin increases with the assumption that fiber volume is constant inside the skin. By considering these results as the information to estimate the production cost, trade-off between two fields, processing time and structural properties, can be performed in design optimization to produce bogie frame.
 Keywords
Bogie frame;Composite materials;Resin Transfer Molding process;Skin thickness;
 Language
Korean
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