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Chapter 2. Replication Processes

The aim of this chapter is to give the reader an overview of the different kinds of processes and technologies used for the replication of microstructured molds. Each of these replication processes is specified for a special kind of molded part and uses different polymers or different molding windows of the same polymer. Therefore all these processes are not in competition with each other but are rather more complementary in replicating a wide range of microstructures with different properties for different applications. Depending on the mold design, polymer, cost effectiveness, and the requirements specified by the application, the most suitable replication process can be determined.

The chapter will first give ...

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