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A few kinds of common hand plate processing do you know?

Hand plate in some cases called the first edition, as the name implies is before mass production, according to the product appearance drawings and structureDrawings usually start with a small number of samples, so as to check the appearance of the product or the reasonable structure of the functional sample. Common methods are: CNC machining, …

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Do you know anything about rapid prototyping?

Introduction to Rapid Prototyping Rapid prototyping manufacturing technology, also known as rapid prototyping technology, (RP technology);RP technology is developed on the basis of modern CAD/CAM technology, laser technology, computer numerical control technology, precision servo drive technology and new material technology. Different kinds of rapid prototyping systems have different forming principles and system characteristics due to …

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Do you understand the meaning and direction of rapid prototyping

Greatly shorten the development cycle of new products, to ensure the time of new products to market;—— shorten the manufacturing time of model or mold several times or even tens of times Increased ability to make complex parts;—— enables the direct manufacture of complex models Significantly improve the primary success rate of new product launch;—— …

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Melting process of metal 3D printing powder bed

Common processes: DMLS (direct metal laser sintering), SLM (selective laser melting) and EBM (electron beam melting) Description: metal parts produced by PBF melting technology can reduce residual stress and internal defects, making it an ideal choice for harsh applications in aerospace and automotive industries. 1.Direct metal laser sintering (DMLS): it can be used to build …

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    Do you know anything about metal die casting? What is metal die casting?

    Die casting is a metal casting process characterized by the application of high pressure to melted metal using an inner cavity of the mold. Molds are usually made from stronger alloys in a process similar to injection molding. Most die casting castings are iron free, such as zinc, copper, aluminum, magnesium, lead, tin and lead-tin alloys and their alloys. Depending on the type of die casting, cold chamber die casting machine or hot chamber die casting machine is needed.  The cost of casting equipment and molds is high, so the die casting process is generally only used to manufacture large…

    What types of mainstream 3D printers are available? The five main types of mainstream 3D printers

    In recent years, with the development of 3D printing technology, the current 3D printing services are so mature that there is hardly anything that cannot be printed. However, many people are often unaware of the prices of 3D printers and the features of different types of printers, so I have given you a simple analysis so that you know how to choose when buying a 3D printer. Metal 3D printers with metal powder as consumables are mainly used to print metal materials such as automotive parts and aircraft parts. This kind of 3D printer is suitable for some metal parts…

    British sports car manufacturer uses 3D printing technology to make sports car parts

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    The role played by rapid prototyping technology for moulds

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    Why choose a hot runner mould?

    Development of hot runners History Hot runner system originated in the injection moulding industry without runner system, as an advanced plastic injection moulding processing technology, the popular use in the western developed countries can be traced back to the middle of the last century or even earlier. Hot runner has many advantages, therefore, the development is relatively fast in foreign countries, many plastic mould factories produce more than 50% of the moulds using hot runner technology, some mould factories even reached more than 80%. In China, this technology in the last ten years before the real full promotion and application,…

    3D printing technology applies robogelov mechanical gloves to print automobile 3D parts

    General Motors uses a variety of new technologies in its assembly plants, such as robotic arms and 3D printed parts. At the Michigan assembly plant, workers easily process 3D printed parts with the help of a mechanical glove called “roboglove”. 3D printing parts save costs on the assembly lineAt the Lansing Delta town plant in Michigan, GM is experimenting with 3D printed parts on a large scale. A 3D printer in Lansing Delta town factory can save the factory more than 300000 US dollars in the manufacturing cost of tools and accessories. However, the purchase price of this 3D printer…

    Do you know anything about injection moulds? What are the types of injection moulds?

    According to the different molding methods, it can be divided into different plastic processing mold types corresponding to different technological requirements, mainly injection molding mold, extrusion molding mold, blister molding mold, high foaming polystyrene molding mold and so on. plastic injection (plastic) mold It is mainly in the production of thermoplastic plastic products has been widely applied in the kind of forming dies, plastic injection mold and the corresponding equipment is plastic injection molding machine, plastic in the first place in the bottom of the injection machine heating cylinder heated melting, and then in the injection machine screw or plunger,…

    Digitization of die casting production

    The digitalization of die casting production refers to the realization of digitalization from all aspects of product mold design, raw material supply, production monitoring, quality monitoring and finished product warehouse management, and the realization of interconnection and sharing of these digital information. The information generated from all aspects is collected into the production management system (MES), and the production management center grasps the production status according to the real-time data, and schedules and arranges the production efficiently and reasonably. Accurately meet the customer’s order demand, and ultimately achieve high efficiency and efficiency of the company’s operation. 1.Digitization of die casting…

    Why 3D printing is one of the best manufacturing processes available today

    Before, many manufacturers were designing with the help of CNC machining etc. Nowadays, many manufacturers are already doing it through 3D printing. 3D printing is one of the best manufacturing processes today, and why is it so, because it has some advantages that traditional manufacturing cannot give. Freedom of design Thanks to the layered construction method and the simple removal of supports, it is possible to create very complex shapes that cannot be produced by traditional methods. In fact, sometimes the support structure is not even needed, depending entirely on the complexity of the product being created. However, in general,…

    3D printed paper for cervical spine

    According to Xi’an News, a 3D-printed artificial cervical disc replacement was successfully implemented at Xi’an Red Society Hospital for a patient, which is the first 3D-printed artificial cervical disc replacement in the world. It is reported that Ms Liu, a 52-year-old patient from Luonan County, Shaanxi Province, developed symptoms of swelling, numbness and weakness in her left upper limb five months ago, accompanied by unstable walking. She had chosen to be treated conservatively at the local hospital. However, after trying acupuncture and massage, the symptoms were not relieved but became worse and worse, and her daily life was seriously affected….

    A set of diagrams to understand metal 3D printing technology

    With the rapid development of 3D printing technology in recent years, it is rapidly changing the way we traditionally produce and live. As a typical representative of the emerging manufacturing technology, metal 3D printing technology, which was earlier applied in the aerospace field, has shifted more to the industrial, automotive, medical, mould and die, education and jewellery markets. How much do you know about the technology Today I would like to explain the mainstream metal 3D printing technology. There are now five mainstream metal 3D printing technologies: laser-selective sintering (SLS), nanoparticle jet metal forming (NPJ), laser-selective melting (SLM), laser near…

    Results and discussion of die casting zinc alloy, comparison and summary of different process costs

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    [3D Printing Application Case 3D Printing Wear Resistant Components]

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    Preliminary work for the manufacture of hand-painted headlights

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    Digital 3D printing technology in the treatment of OSAHS

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    Detailed understanding of machining equipment and process knowledge

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    Metal 3D printing direct energy deposition process

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    The key points of die casting die design

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    What is 3D printing technology and the application of 3D printing in nine major fields

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    How does 3D printing print a rapid prototyping prototype?

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    Injection mold polishing explanation, do not come to see?

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    3D printing technology reduces a considerable number of parts in the manufacturing process, promoting integrated manufacturing

    The emergence of 3D printing technology can allow people to reduce a considerable number of parts in the manufacturing process, while also promoting the integrated manufacturing of parts. 3D printing technology In a rocket engine, 80 parts can be reduced to 3. Still, the public doesn’t seem to know why reducing the number of parts is so beneficial to the final product and manufacturing. In general, if the total number of parts in an assembly is reduced, we can see countless advantages. For example, the final part can efficiently produce higher performance parts by saving fasteners, glue and material. Fewer…

    Heat treatment of die casting die parts

    Heat treatment of die casting mold parts: 1.The quenching equipment is a high pressure and high flow rate real air quenching furnace. (1) Before quenching: the heat balance method is used to improve the overall consistency of heating and cooling of the mold. For all the thin-walled holes, grooves and cavities that affect this point, they should be filled and blocked, and the mold can be heated and cooled evenly as far as possible; At the same time, pay attention to the way of furnace loading to prevent deformation of die casting die caused by dead weight at high temperature….

    Applications and defects of die castings

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    Rapid prototyping technology of Selective Laser Melting metal powder

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    New technology may improve 3D printing process for glass

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    How to find efficient rapid prototyping manufacturers in China?

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