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Steel Ventilated Heat Sink CNC Machining

Manufacturing Process 5 Axis CNC Machining Service
Parts Material Steel
Solution Rapid Prototyping
Application Industry Tools & Equipment
Surface Treatment Smooth finish
Tolerance(Accuracy) 0.01mm

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What advantages does 5-axis CNC machining offer for producing steel ventilated heat sinks?

5-axis CNC machining allows for complex geometries and intricate designs with high precision. It’s ideal for creating ventilated heat sinks with optimized airflow paths, enhancing thermal management capabilities while minimizing manufacturing time and material waste.

What finishing options are available for steel-ventilated heat sinks?

A variety of finishing options can be applied, including anodizing, powder coating, and plating, to improve corrosion resistance, enhance thermal performance, or meet aesthetic requirements.

How is the cost determined for CNC machining a steel ventilated heat sink?

Costs are based on the complexity of the design, the type of material used, the level of precision required, the finishing processes, and the quantity produced. We provide detailed quotes based on design reviews and project specifications.

What kind of support does your team offer throughout the production process?

Our team offers comprehensive support, including design consultation, material selection guidance, prototyping support, and regular updates throughout the production process to ensure the final product meets your expectations.

What kind of post-production testing is conducted on steel ventilated heat sinks?

Post-production testing can include structural integrity tests, surface finish examinations, and in some cases, thermal performance tests under simulated operational conditions to validate the efficacy of the heat sink design.

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Material Specification:

Material Type: Steel
Material Properties: High thermal conductivity, corrosion resistance, and structural integrity

Design Specifications:

Tolerance: ±0.005 inches or ±0.127 mm for critical dimensions
Ventilation Design: Detailed specifications of the ventilation pattern, including slot width, length, and spacing

Surface Finish and Treatment:

Surface Finish: Smooth finish with a maximum surface roughness of Ra 1.6 µm
Heat Treatment: Required to enhance thermal conductivity and mechanical properties

Quantity and Lead Time:

Prototype Quantity: 5 units for initial testing and evaluation
Lead Time: Desired lead time for prototype completion is 1 weeks from order confirmation

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