Integrated process simulation of primary shaping: multi scale approaches
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- Kauzlarić, D., Lienemann, J., Pastewka, L. et al. Microsyst Technol (2008) 14: 1789. doi:10.1007/s00542-008-0612-5
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We investigate simulation approaches for the modelling of the primary shaping processes micro powder injection moulding and micro casting. We could reproduce the segregation during micro powder injection moulding (MicroPIM) with a simulation using particle methods. The phase field method allows for accurate prediction of the dynamics of solidification of a melt, whereby model order reduction is used to limit the computational effort. The results give valuable advice for the process conduct and the dimensioning of the micro parts.