5G ANTENNA

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FOR THE COMMUNICATIONS

As 5G technology rapidly advances, it has transformed connectivity by providing unparalleled speeds and minimal latency. With the increasing demand for 5G infrastructure, the optimization of production methods for 5G antennas becomes essential. 

Improving High-Pressure Die Casting (HPDC) techniques for 5G antennas, especially by integrating innovative materials such as AM Dievar, emerges as a critical aspect of this optimization.  In traditional HPDC, molds experience significant wear and tear, leading to frequent replacements and production downtime. To tackle this issue, manufacturers are turning to Additive Manufacturing using AM Dievar, a high-performance tool steel. With AM Dievar, a 200% increase in tool life has been reported, resulting in cost savings and a more stable production process.

Another challenge in 5G antenna production is warpage, which can degrade performance. Traditional materials are prone to warping under high-pressure and high-temperature conditions. However, AM Dievar’s superior thermal stability minimizes warpage, enabling manufacturers to achieve greater precision in antenna design and meet quality standards.

Application
Application5G antenna
MaterialAM Dievar (replace: 1.2709)
ImprovementWarpage reduction
Tool life + 200% (still running)
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