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Passage DEM coupled with 3D Flow

Powder Forming Process using Passage®/Flow

Step 1 - Compression of Powder
  • Volume change dependent on compressibility of powder and forming pressure
  • Powder move and rotate due to friction
  • Non-uniform stress distribution due to powder movement
Step 2 - Ejection from mold
  • Stress relief and shape spring back

Step 1 - Compression of Powder

Pressure change during the compression

Powder Forming Process

Velocity change during the compression

Velocity distribution at a scanning plane

Micro-rotation change during the compression

Micro-rotation distribution at a scanning plane

Step 2 - Ejection from mold

  • calculate the deformed shape on the part due to internal stress using PASSAGE/FLOW software.


Typical Project Activities

  1. Gather Material Data,
  2. Conduct Experiments for Completing Material Data Set,
  3. Select Validation Cases,
  4. Model Validation Cases,
  5. Conduct Simulation Studies and Validate Models,
  6. Perform Sensitivity Studies for Determining Critical Material/Process Parameters,
  7. Document Procedure and Validation Study Results,
  8. Technology Transfer: Training and Software Delivery.

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Passage®/ DEM+FLOW Software

Example: Fluidized Bed Granulation of Tablets
Flow Model - Air Velocity
DEM Model Particles
Example: Mixing of Powders
DEM Model
FLOW Model
Example: Printing of Toners- Development Process (sample pictures)
Toner Voltage
Print pattern
Passge DEM Toner Voltage

Passage Discerete Element Modeling (DEM) Print Pattern


Passage Licensing Options:

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