PIEP - Pólo de Inovação em Engenharia de Polímeros
Category(ies): Contract Research Organisations; Laboratory / Analytical Services; R&D Institutions
Address: Rua de Francos, Universidade do Minho, Campus de Azurém; 4800-058 Guimarães; Portugal
Keyword(s): Composites, Materials processing, Polymers
PIEP brings together know-how in a set of technological domains that support the processes of the product development chain (from the raw material to the final product functional test)/systems in polymeric materials and composites. The set of means at PIEP´s disposal gives it the nuclear skills for characterization or development of materials, product engineering and processing or manufacturing technologies, culminating in a global technological offer capable of responding to the innovation challenges of the productive economic fabric and/or consumer of products and/or services based on polymeric and composite materials. PIEP Services cover: MATERIALS CHARACTERIZATION: morphological, mechanical, thermal, structural, rheological, environmental, chemical-physical characterization of plastic raw materials; PRODUCT ENGINEERING-Advanced 3D modeling, product project and design in plastic and composite materials; Advanced computational calculation for prediction and optimization of the injection process, vacuum infusion and RTM; Conceptualization of production tools; Advanced computational computation for prediction and optimization of the mechanical, thermo-mechanical and fluid interaction-product structure; Product life cycle analysis (LCA / LCC); Selection of Materials; PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIES-extrusion, injection molding, IMD / IML and multi-material, thermoforming, LDS (Laser Direct Structuring), vacuum infusion of thermosetting materials, thermoplastic laser welding.
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