Mikkelsen Electronics Accelerates Workflow with 3D Printed Low-Pressure Molds
Mikkelsen Electronics (Mikkelsen) in Denmark develops customized cable and molding industry solutions. The company invested in 3D printing to reduce production time and cost, and to offer affordable prototypes. From ow simulation design to in-house tooling, Mikkelsen is able to meet their customers’ needs.
“We have long been focused on the customer’s value chain with regard to low-pressure molding,” said Kim Christiansen, CEO of Mikkelsen. “We use our 3D printers to mold tools for smaller series and to manufacture advanced prototypes.”
Mikkelsen replaces aluminum molds with 3D printed ULTEM™ resin molds to cast Technomelt materials at temperatures up to 200 °C.
“We now offer new features to show we are monitoring developments and focusing on developing our products. We are considered a more serious player in the market and experience a new and more qualified dialogue, also with new customers.”
Kim Christiansen, Mikkelsen Electronics
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