POLYFLOW is a finite-element based CFD package for the analysis of thermoforming. Using the shell approximation, it allows the user to simulate a multilayer non-isothermal thermoforming application. Integral viscoelastic model of the KBK-Z family including damping functions are used to properly model the polymer behavior. Slipping phenomena between the mold and the polymer can be taken into account.
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|Test ID||Test name|
|G-310||POLYFLOW Extrusion (Viscous Isothermal)|
|G-312||POLYFLOW Extrusion (Viscous Non-Isothermal)|
|G-314||POLYFLOW Extrusion (Iso-Thermal Viscoelastic)|
|G-315||POLYFLOW Extrusion (Viscoelastic)|