Dependence of Drop Speed on Nozzle Diameter, Viscosity and Drive Amplitude in Drop-on-Demand Ink-jet Printing
Experiments were carried out with Xaar, MicroFab and Spectra Dimatix print heads and with solutions of polystyrene in diethyl phthalate as model fluids. These results are compared with predictions from recent numerical codes developed by collaborators in the University of Leeds, and from simple models for drop-on-demand fluid jetting resulting from physical laws.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2011-01-01
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