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Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

, Volume 53, Issue 1–2, pp 84–88 | Cite as

Influence of a Lubricant on the Flow Parameters of a Molten Polymeric Material in Channels of Forming Devices

  • I. I. Ivitskiy
  • A. L. Sokolskiy
  • I. O. Mikulionok
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The analysis of influence of lubricants on flow melt parameters of various polymers in extrusion forming devices was carried out. A mathematical model of polymer flow was developed taking into account the presence of a lubricant layer. The results of numerical modeling obtained on the basis of experimentally determined parameters for the passage of polymer melts through capillaries with various cross-sections are presented. The necessity of taking into account the influence of a lubricant layer in the calculation of processing equipment is shown.

Keywords

extrusion polymer melt flow modeling 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. I. Ivitskiy
    • 1
  • A. L. Sokolskiy
    • 1
  • I. O. Mikulionok
    • 1
  1. 1.National Technical University of Ukraine – Kiev Polytechnic Institute (NTUU KPI)KievUkraine

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