Development of Thermoplastic-Thermoset Multi Component Injection Mold for a Waterproof Connector

방수커넥터용 열가소성-열경화성 이종소재 사출금형 개발

  • Received : 2015.10.06
  • Accepted : 2015.11.12
  • Published : 2015.12.01


Based on eco-friendly advantages and the enhanced development in the chemical and physical characteristics, liquid silicone rubber (LSR) is widely used in producing precision parts in the automotive, medical, electronics, aeronautical and many other industries. In the current work, a thermoplastic-thermoset multi component injection molding (MCM) was developed for a waterproof automotive connector housing using PBT and LSR resins. Measurements of the rheological characteristics of PBT and LSR were made to improve the reliability of the numerical analysis for the multi component injection process. With the measured viscosity, pvT and curing data, numerical analysis of the multi cycle injection molding was conducted using simulation software (Sigma V5.0).


Multi Component Injection Mold;Thermoplastic;Thermoset;Characteristics of PBT/LSR;Numerical Analysis


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