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Is a 10% shrinkage normal at the gate?

Question asked by Eg Gloo on May 8, 2016
Latest reply on May 9, 2016 by Alan Bumbaugh

Hi

 

I have a simple POM part that's 100mm x 50mm x 3mm. After running the flow and pack simulation, I get the following shrinkage plot:

 

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Around the gate, the shrinkage there is around 10%. Is that normal? Is that rather high?

 

Any thought appreciated.

 

Thanks

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