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Compression machine – Amount of plastic

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Aaron aaronlphg

Compression machine – Amount of plastic

03/05/2018 at 22:21

Hi guys, I would like to know how you calculate the exact amount of plastic to create a new object with the compression machine? It’s an empirical process or you have a method for this?

 

Thanks! 😀

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warrior
04/05/2018 at 11:15
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aaronlphg,

Hi there,

I usually do it by weight. You know the average density of the plastic type you use. For items that are more complex than a regular plate I tend to make a 3d model and get its weight from the program. Then add something like 10% and see how it turns out. If it is not enough, you need to analyze the reasons for it and then add a bit more.

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08/05/2018 at 16:13
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Thanks jegor-m,

I will consider the process that you explain to create new objects. 😀

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