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SIGMASOFT Thermoplastic: Filled Amorphous Material

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This TestPak generates the properties needed to perform a simulation of the filling, packing, and cooling phases, as well as warpage/shrinkage and viscoelastic post-molding behavior. These include Bagley-corrected viscosity vs. shear rate at three temperatures (two in the processing range and one below); thermal conductivity; specific heat vs. temperature; PVT data taken in the isothermal heating mode for amorphous materials; and tensile modulus and Poisson's ratio vs. temperatures in two direction as well as shear modulus vs. temperature, and CLTE in two directions. Model fitting for SIGMASOFT is included.    
Included Tests  
# Test Id Test Name
1x D-020 PVT (Isothermal Heating)
1x M-017 In-Plane Shear Modulus (Plate Twist Method)
2x M-101T SIGMASOFT Mechanical Test
3x R-012 Capillary Rheology with Bagley Correction (1 Temperature)
1x T-015 Specific Heat
1x T-103 Thermal Conductivity Scan
1x T-303 Thermal Expansion Coefficient by TMA
Filled pellet material must be provided for the rheology, thermal conductivity, and specific heat tests; filled plaques must be supplied for the CLTE, modulus with Poisson's ratio, and PVT tests.  
Measured property data is provided. A SIGMASOFT data file containing all the raw data and fits is provided ready-to-load into the program.  
1 - kg of pellets [details]
20 - plaques (4 x 12in) [details]
This TestPak is suitable for fill/pack simulation plus shrinkage and warpage of a filled amorphous material.