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filling time

The characteristic time for filling a die cavity is determined by

Where L denotes the characteristic length of the die and U denotes the average filling velocity, determined by the diagram, in most practical cases this time typically is in order of 5-100 [millisecond]. Note, this time is not the actual filling time but related to it.

Genick Bar-Meir |||
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