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Special auto parts texture rapid prototyping


Today, auto parts providers do not limit their thinking to traditional manufacturing, but look to the latest technology and thinking in the world. For example, 3D printing technology, which represents the predecessor of smart manufacturing, is perfectly integrated into automotive parts production and product design. Let's take a look at the following!

Rapid prototyping of automotive parts has revolutionized the traditional model making process, which can be used to print out part models that were created in the past few days. At the same time, design modifications can be made at any time with very low cost, which was previously unimaginable. The manufacturing enterprises that are prepared for danger and innovation, and actively seek change have become the pioneers and beneficiaries of the rapid prototyping of auto parts in China. They have also made these big brands still famous after numerous waves of sand in the industry. Based on FDM technology, the Fortus 900mc 3D printer builds durable, precise and repeatable components up to 914x610x914mm with two material bins for maximum unattended build time and water-soluble removal of support material. The operating environment is clean and tidy. For demanding functional prototypes, production parts, fixtures, fixtures and molds, the Fortus900mc can be used with thermoplastics that meet a wide range of material properties, including ABS-M30 for good tensile, impact and bending resistance. strength.


For some large appliance manufacturers, once there is a problem with the production equipment, it may delay production and cause huge losses. The direct manufacturing advantages of the Fortus 900mc 3D printer allow the damaged parts to be “rebirthed” quickly, allowing the equipment to be re-used within a few hours, thus becoming a tool for the rapid prototyping center to help other groups in the group respond to the emergency production crisis. A home appliance customer of Guangzhou Electronics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences had a fan blade of imported crane equipment suddenly damaged. For safety reasons, if it can not replace new parts, this equipment can only be deactivated, which will inevitably affect the efficiency of the workshop. Before the rapid prototyping of the Fortus 900mc auto parts texture, the team had only two options. One was to order new blades immediately, but it took at least three months before and after; the other was to use traditional manufacturing processes (such as CNC machining). Making replacement blades is time consuming and labor intensive. Now, only through the Guangzhou Electronic Three-Dimensional Scanner of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the 3D scanning of the damaged fan blades is carried out, and then the texture of the auto parts is used. In only 7 hours, a fan blade with a diameter of 150 mm and a thickness of 85 mm is produced to meet the strength standard. It is therefore possible to re-enter production immediately. Before the scheduled new fan blade arrives, the fan blades of the auto parts texture rapid prototyping meet the three-month usage requirements.

In addition, the rapid prototyping of auto parts can also directly produce special molds, such as silicone oil plugging molds, in response to the urgent need for customers to place orders the next day and deliver the next day. This has also brought new possibilities for the rapid prototyping of auto parts and textures in the field of direct manufacturing molds. In the future, we will further explore the application of rapid prototyping of auto parts textures in the production of small-scale custom molds.