Microsystem Technologies

, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 245–253 | Cite as

Influence of short fibre reinforcement on properties of injection moulded micro parts in dependence of fibre content and part dimensions

Technical Paper


Varying part dimensions usually result in reduced usable material properties. The dependence of the resultant part properties with reduced part dimensions associated with fibre reinforcement is largely uninvestigated. This paper discusses the interactions between different part dimensions and varying short glass fibre reinforcement. The results show that fibre reinforcement can favour the use of mechanical material properties. However, the amount is dependent of the fibre content and the part dimensions available.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dietmar Drummer
    • 1
  • Martina Heinle
    • 1
  • Steve Meister
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Polymer TechnologyFriedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-NürnbergErlangen-TennenloheGermany

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