Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE: MCRN), a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry announced that its DME product brand, a leader in mold components, molding supplies and industrial supplies, has partnered with Linear AMS (a Moog Company) to offer metal 3D printed Conformal Cooling products to help improve productivity in the molding industry.
TruCool® is the new DME line of products designed to help moldmakers and molders with their mold cooling. DME’s Conformal Cooling solutions utilize a cutting edge, direct metal laser melting 3D printing process to produce highly complex cavities, cores, and components with conformal cooling channels. The process achieves shapes, paths, and channel geometries impossible to obtain with conventional tooling. “We build the unmachineable!” said David Baucus, DME Product Manager. Baucus also added, “The Conformal Cooling solution places cooling channels at the optimal distance from the mold surface, consistently following the geometric shape of any mold insert for any customer part, allowing the mold to maintain a targeted, consistent temperature that allows for complete thermal control with cooling times reduced up to 100 percent. This technology also allows for conformal venting solutions for those hard to reach areas of trapped gases, when requested by the molder.”
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