Special Issue "Powder Compaction Science"
A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 December 2017)
Powder compaction is used in industries such as powder metallurgy, ceramics, and hard metals as well as in the manufacturing of complex formulated products, such as pharmaceutical tablets, detergents, food, fertilizers, catalysts, batteries, etc. This Special Issue reviews the state of the art in material and process characterization and numerical modelling of powder compaction. The emphasis is on the science underpinning compaction from molecular scale to product. Powder compacts must satisfy a set of requirements related to dimensional tolerances, strength and mechanical integrity, weight and content uniformity, physical and chemical stability, release of active ingredients, etc. The science of understanding particles, surfaces and bulk behavior of powder mixtures is presented with reference to processing conditions during compaction and storage and for use in material and process design.
Dr. Csaba Sinka
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