Replication of Polyethylene Nano-Microstructures Using Ultrasonic Forming

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  • 이치훈 (부산대학교 기계공학부) ;
  • 유현우 (부산대학교 기계공학부) ;
  • 신보성 (부산대학교 정밀정형및금형가공연구소) ;
  • 고종수 (부산대학교 기계공학부, 부산대학교 정밀정형및금형가공연구소)
  • Published : 2009.11.01


Nano-micro hierarchical structures that nanoprotrusions were formed on the network-type microstructures were fabricated using an ultrasonic vibration forming technology. A commercial ultrasonic welding system was used to apply ultrasonic vibration energy. To evaluate the formability of ultrasonic vibration forming, nickel nano-micro hierarchical mold was fabricated and polyethylene (PE) was used as the replication material. The optimal molding time was 3.5 sec for PE nano-micro hierarchical structures. The molding process was conducted at atmospheric pressure.


Ultrasonic Forming;Polymer Replication;Nanoprotrusion;Microstructure;Polyethylene


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