Chapter 10. Microinjection Molding - Principles and Challenges

  1. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Detlef Löhe2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Jürgen Haußelt3
  1. R. Ruprecht,
  2. G. Finnah and
  3. V. Piotter

Published Online: 29 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527616725.ch10

Microengineering of Metals and Ceramics: Part I: Design, Tooling and Injection Molding

Microengineering of Metals and Ceramics: Part I: Design, Tooling and Injection Molding

How to Cite

Ruprecht, R., Finnah, G. and Piotter, V. (2005) Microinjection Molding - Principles and Challenges, in Microengineering of Metals and Ceramics: Part I: Design, Tooling and Injection Molding (eds D. Löhe and J. Haußelt), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527616725.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institute of Materials Science and Engineering, Universität Karlsruhe, Kaiserstr. 12, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

  2. 3

    Institute for Materials Research III, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany

Author Information

  1. Institute for Materials Research III (IMF III), Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 27 JUN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312085

Online ISBN: 9783527616725

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Keywords:

  • polymers;
  • plastics;
  • metals;
  • ceramics;
  • micropowder injection molding;
  • micropim;
  • microparts

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of Microcomponents

  • Characteristic Features of Microinjection Molding

  • Machinery and Peripherals for Microinjection Molding

  • Molding Tools for Micropatterned Mold Inserts

  • Micropatterned Mold Inserts

  • Molding Materials for Microinjection Molding

  • Examples of the Microinjection Molding Process

  • Variants on Injection Molding Technology

  • Conclusion and Outlook for Microinjection Molding

  • Acknowledgments

  • References