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Tool insert for tracheal tube

This use case demonstrates additive tool and mold making for medical technology. It enables an 80% reduction in the cycle time for plastic injection molding, resulting in large financial savings.

The mold cores contain an internal double helix structure (conformal cooling). It significantly reduces the cycle time for injection molding.

32 tool inserts are produced per build job.

Cost reduction
Shortened cycle times
Higher quality

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Facts & figures about the example part

Weight: 324 g

Production time:  20 h (32 parts)

Number of layers: 1873, ea. 60 µm

Material: 1.2709

Created by: Röchling Direct Manufacturing GmbH​

Additive manufacturing in the Röchling Group lets us offer our customers completely new, integrative solutions. In this case, we were able to achieve a significant decrease in cycle time while improving quality and process stability.

Klaus Kantorczyk
Key Account Manager Röchling Medical Waldachtal AG

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