Modelling of mixers for polymer processing

Yun Bai*, Uttandaraman Sundararaj, K. Nandakumar

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The heat transfer in a batch mixer was studied using experiments and simulation. The mechanical torque was measured experimentally. The dissipated power was calculated and compared with the simulation. The heat transfer coefficient from experiment was calculate by a lumped approximation and compared with the data from simulation. The transient temperature profiles were obtained and the temperature distributions in the nip between rotors and barrel wall were shown.

Original languageEnglish
Pages2793-2797
Number of pages5
StatePublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventANTEC 2004 - Annual Technical Conference Proceedings - Chicago, IL., United States
Duration: 16 May 200420 May 2004

Conference

ConferenceANTEC 2004 - Annual Technical Conference Proceedings
CountryUnited States
CityChicago, IL.
Period16/05/0420/05/04

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