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How conformal cooling could

potentially replace conventional


cooling with Metal Additive
Manufacturing technology?

P O W E R E D B Y :

I N C R E D I B L E A M P V T . L T D .
THE COMPANY

INCREDIBLE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING Pvt Ltd, originated from “Industrial


Metal Powders” (IMP) manufacturer who has over than 43+ years of trusted
experience in manufacturing the unsurpassable quality product. IMP is in
manufacturing of Electrolytic Ion Powders and exporting to more than 32
countries, majorly for the food and pharma industries.

INCREDIBLE AM Pvt Ltd, is a METAL 3D PRINTING in pune, are the service provider.
We are into Customized and Personalized solutions for Engineering, Medical and
Dental Applications. We can offer 3D Printing (AM) services in Aluminum, Stainless
Steel, Maraging Steel, Titanium, Cobalt Chrome & Inconel material, both for
Prototypes & Batch productions. Incredible AM has been driven by the needs of
the customers and their unique business challenges in healthcare as well as
engineering industries. For medical we are working towards ISO 13485 and FDA
certification, while for Engineering we are working towards ISO 9001 certification.
3D printing or additive manufacturing is a process of making three
MANUFACTURING
dimensional solid objects from a digital file.
WHAT IS METAL

The creation of a 3D printed object is achieved using additive processes. In


ADDITIVE

an additive process an object is created by laying down successive layers


of material until the object is created. Each of these layers can be seen as a
thinly sliced horizontal cross-section of the eventual object.

3D printing is the opposite of subtractive manufacturing which is cutting


out / hollowing out a piece of metal or plastic with for instance a milling
machine.

Metal additive manufacturing enables you to produce complex (functional)


shapes using less material than traditional manufacturing methods.

Get the best Metal Additive Manufacturing Services in Pune done at


Incredible AM Pvt. Ltd.
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CONFORMAL

In recent years, technology has evolved at a rapid pace. Due to the rapid
progress in technology, several advanced and cutting-edge technologies
COOLING

have paved their way into several industrial domains. Out of the various
technological advancements, 3D printing has garnered a significant amount
of popularity. The growing popularity and adoption of 3D printing. the
demand for complicated cooling designs is on the rise, especially in the
injection molding industry. In addition, 3D printing and rapid prototyping are
considered to be relatively new concepts in the manufacturing industry. In the
metal additive manufacturing sector, additives such as direct metal laser
sintering (DMLS) has the capacity to print a wide range of complex cooling
circuit designs to moderate part quality and cycle time.

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3D Incredible is one of the leading metal additive manufacturers in India
offering a wide range of 3D printing solutions. We incorporate the latest
trends and innovative technologies to offer the best 3D metal printing
solutions to all our clients. We efficiently integrate the modern 3D printing
technology into conventional manufacturing techniques and offer the best
solutions.

Considering the current state of affairs in the economy in worldwide and the
competitive landscape, time is money. In the injection molding industry,
typically, the total cycle time is determined by the cooling phase. The
factors that influence this scenario include controlled cooling rate
requirements and the parts that are unable to reach the optimum ejection
temperature. However, as complex cooling channels can be developed
close to the part surface, it is possible to reduce the cooling time and thus
improve the overall quality.

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As technology is evolving at a rapid pace, it is safe to say that additive
manufacturing has several advantages. Additive manufacturing adopted
for conformal cooling not only helps in designing complex and contour
along the part surface, it can be developed at a faster pace compared to
conventional machining. Furthermore, multi-cavity molds that have
adopted additive manufacturing to create conformal cooling channels
have highly benefited from the same.

Conformal cooling could potentially reduce the time to build a mold and
the cycle time significantly. In addition, it also enhances the part quality.
However, according to several experts in the industry and 3D Incredible,
the plastic simulation software can add value in determining the
reduction in the cycle time and enhance the quality of parts.

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Direct comparisons of the temperatures in the tool can be studied to
understand the cooling efficiency and uniformity between a conformal
cooling channel and a conventional cooling channel. However,
conventional cooling designs have several constraints due to which heat is
not able to escape from the insert and the part effectively and in a uniform
way as in the case of conformal cooling designs.

Another technique to reduce warp is by decreasing the differential shrink.


The differential shrinkage can be effectively minimized by improved mold
temperature uniformity which significantly helps to reduce warp.

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In a nutshell, 3D printing software and the 3D printing
technology in the additive metal manufacturing domain
could potentially be a game changer. The growing demand
for 3D printing technology is on the rise and we at 3D
Incredible offer customized solutions to all our clients
depending on their requirements. By integrating conformal
cooling designs with a simulation software, one can
understand its validity for injection molds.

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Gat No. 699/1, Koregaon Bhima,,
Pune-Nagar Road, Shirur, Pune,
Maharashtra 412216
CONTACT US

info@3dincredible.com

+91 7030931951

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