Parametric Design and Rapid Prototyping of Installation Box for Vehicle Terminal PCB
School of Mechanical Engineering, Nantong University, 226019, Nantong, China
Installation box for vehicle terminal PCB (Printed Circuit Board) was took as research object, which is encountered in the process of project developing. Vehicle terminal PCB in actual development process was set as an example, point cloud data were acquired by three coordinate measuring method; Imageware software was used to reconstruct the vehicle terminal PCB model, basic size parameters of vehicle terminal PCB can be got and then design parameters of installation box for vehicle terminal PCB can be determined. Design of the installation box for vehicle terminal PCB was completed based on Solidworks software, then 3D modeling and 2D drawing of installation box for vehicle terminal PCB was gained. Up Plus 2 rapid prototype machine was used to manufacture installation box for vehicle terminal PCB rapidly based on 3D printing technology, then prototype of installation box for vehicle terminal PCB was obtained. It is of certain engineering significant for single (small amount) manufacturing of installation box for general PCB.
Key words: Parametric Design / 3D Modeling / Rapid Prototyping / 3D Printing / Installation Box
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