The goal of any heat exchanger manufacturing company is to provide the highest quality thermal management solutions to all of its clients. In doing so, the implementation of rapid 3D prototyping has been a giant leap toward reducing hindrances such as inaccurate designs, prolonged manufacturing times, and excessive unforeseen costs. By rapidly printing prototypes of every heat exchanger unit and component before producing their final versions, makers of modern heat exchangers can ensure a higher level of quality for all of their products than ever before.
1. Higher Accuracy
Accuracy is everything, and when it comes to design and manufacturing, ensuring high accuracy is required at every stage. To make sure that nothing has been lost in translation between analysis and production, technicians can produce prototypes that can be applied in real-world settings to detect anomalies that could prove disastrous later on. After making necessary adjustments, such problems can be avoided before going into final production.
2. Less Turnaround Time
If an inaccurate measurement is obvious as soon as a product is produced, then the client waiting on the product has to wait longer while adjustments are made and the new product is manufactured. Mistakes happen, but with rapid prototyping, they don’t have to multiply waiting times; they can be caught and fixed so the product can be manufactured correctly the first time.
3. Better Cost Efficiency
Rectifying mistakes during the design and/or manufacturing process can be costly, especially if a product goes all the way through the process before its mistake is detected. The improved first-time accuracy and reduced wait times associated with rapid prototyping mean heat exchanger manufacturers and their clients can enjoy significantly reduced overall costs.
To learn more about 3D prototyping in heat exchanger manufacturing, call Noren Thermal, Inc. in Taylor, TX, at 866-936-6736.