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Tooling Surface

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Tooling Surface

This project has as global and strategic goal, the study of factors affecting polymeric material flow behavior during injection molding process, with a special focus on interaction between the molten material and surface quality associated with the reduction of friction coefficients in cavities, particularly with high aspect ratio.

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IDT for Tooling

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IDT for Tooling

Is a strategic goal to encouraging R & D aimed at developing skills and knowledge with potential application in Tooling field. Given the existence of a base of scientific and technological excellence in this field, the bet will focus on boosting strategic areas identified as critical at the level of technology, engineering, materials, materials technology, such as rapid prototyping technologies, tools rapid manufacturing, micro technology, surface engineering, materials with better thermal performance, the materials obtained by powder metallurgy, the processing at high speed, non-conventional technologies of production, etc.

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BIGPROTO

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BIGPROTO

BIGPROTO Project aims to develop materials, equipment and technologies for the manufacture of prototypes or small series of large plastic parts by Reaction Injection Molding using nylon (Polyamide).

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RIMcopTec

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RIMcopTec

The project aims to introduce in an industrial environment a new technology for Reaction Injection Moulding (RIM) developed at FEUP - Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto.

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