The concepts behind modern heat exchangers changed the face of electrical thermal management long ago. However, continued improvements in technology, thermal management processes, design and manufacturing processes, and more have kept them continuously evolving, which has forced manufacturers to implement more efficient and streamlined methods of innovating new solutions. Along with close collaboration between design, manufacturing, and thermal management teams, those methods have also largely included the use of advanced imaging and printing technologies that allow for rapid 3D prototyping of various heat exchanger components. Rapid prototyping helps ensure that any solution a manufacturer comes up with will be created with optimal accuracy and perform with optimal success.
The Evolution of Electrical Thermal Management
After heat exchangers became the obvious preferred choice over air conditioners for electrical thermal management processes, manufacturers simply had to meet a sudden demand for the more innovative systems. However, the freedom that better thermal management gave technology led to more powerful systems that required more advanced cooling solutions. Fortunately, the streamlined methods of thermal management that heat exchangers employ make them more versatile than traditional solutions as well as more efficient. This means they’ve been able to keep up with the evolution of technology without losing any of their efficiency.
Creating More Effective Solutions, Faster
As heat exchanger manufacturers have had to continuously create more innovative solutions, they’ve turned to more advanced manufacturing processes to ensure the quality of their products. For example, the process is often built around close collaboration between various teams, and technologies such as 3D printing allow for rapid prototyping to test each component before it is produced. Team collaboration brings together the expertise of design, thermal management, and manufacturing professionals, while rapid prototyping streamlines the process by eliminating errors that could hinder production or the success of the final product.
For more information about why improved accuracy with 3D prototyping matters, call Noren Thermal Solutions in Taylor, TX, at 866-936-6736.