Prototype Manufacturing Using 3D Printing and Characteristics of Flow Rate and Dynamics for High Temperature Solenoid Valve

3D 프린팅을 이용한 고온용 솔레노이드 밸브의 시제품 제작 및 유량과 동적특성 평가

Yi, Hyung Wook;Lee, Yong Moon;Shin, Bo Sung;Lee, Tae Gu;Kang, Myung Chang

  • Received : 2016.04.05
  • Accepted : 2016.04.18
  • Published : 2016.05.01


The solenoid valve is used widely across various industries; however, solenoid valves for use in high-temperature environments have to be highly specified, such as those used in thermal power plants and steel mills. As such, we have developed a solenoid valve, using an already developed solenoid, to allow for more specific use. In this type of development method, use of 3D printing is very effective, allowing for a reduction in errors in design and production. This study includes a mathematical model of the solenoid valve. Then, the simulation from the mathematical model was performed using the AMESim (Advanced Modeling Environment for Simulation of Engineering Systems). We made a prototype valve using the simulation results and also measured the flow rate and dynamic performance.


Solenoid valve;3D printing;High temperature;Flow rate


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