0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

A Numerical Examination of the Inkjet Refilling

[+] Author Affiliations
Kai-Shing Yang, Ing-Young Chen

National Yunlin University, Yunlin, Taiwan

Chi-Chuan Wang

Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsinchu, Taiwan

Paper No. ICMM2004-2402, pp. 709-715; 7 pages
doi:10.1115/ICMM2004-2402
From:
  • ASME 2004 2nd International Conference on Microchannels and Minichannels
  • ASME 2nd International Conference on Microchannels and Minichannels
  • Rochester, New York, USA, June 17–19, 2004
  • Conference Sponsors: Nanotechnology Institute
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4164-2
  • Copyright © 2004 by ASME

abstract

A numerical study is conducted to examine the flow characteristics of the inkjet print-head with special attentions on the refilling process. By solving the full set of three-dimensional transient Navier-Stokes equations and considering the process of bubble growth and collapse as a movable membrane, it is found that the double refilling channels can reduce the flow surge phenomenon considerably due to the imposed friction. However, for the additional cylinder obstacle placed at the filling channel, the flow surge phenomenon is still present. This is because of the jet-like flow along the cylinder leading to a collision and eruption of fluid angled towards the plane boundary with the presence of cylinder. The calculated results also indicated the flow surge can be moderately suppressed for fluid having larger dynamic viscosity.

Copyright © 2004 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In