Conflux releases configurable water charge air cooler

June 9, 2022

The water charge air cooler offers increased performance (Courtesy Conflux)
The water charge air cooler offers increased performance (Courtesy Conflux)

Conflux Technology, Geelong, Australia, has released an additively manufactured configurable water charge air cooler (WCAC), which is said to rival and out-perform other leading WCACs in the motorsport and high-end automotive market.

“The Conflux WCAC embodies how we deliver what motorsport and elite automakers ask for: a definitive performance advantage,” stated Dan Woodford, Chief Product Officer. “A product is rapidly configured to our customer’s prioritisation of performance, size, and packaging requirements. AM lets us supply the WCAC with low lead time and competitively priced.”

Conflux has released an additively manufactured configurable water charge air cooler (Courtesy Conflux)
Conflux has released an additively manufactured configurable water charge air cooler (Courtesy Conflux)

When benchmarked against leading microtube WCACs at the same level of heat exchange, the Conflux WCAC was said to have a 15% smaller core volume, 24% reduction in air-side pressure drop, 82% reduction in coolant and pressure drop, 39% reduction in wet weight and a 31% reduction in dry weight.

“Customers were commenting on both the detail of the parts, and the surface finish,” added Ben Batagol, Head of Business Development. “They couldn’t believe the level of detail within the WCAC and how it was designed. It solidified their understanding that Conflux is a long way ahead of our competitors with what we showcased. Customers responded with amazement and disbelief as they held a part designed by our engineers embedding complex AM geometries into a production ready WCAC.”

The water charge air cooler is scalable and customisable (Courtesy Conflux)
The water charge air cooler is scalable and customisable (Courtesy Conflux)

Woodford concluded, “I am really excited about the product roadmap for Conflux Technology’s AM heat exchangers. The team have made significant strides in developing in-house tools that deliver very high performance without compromising quality. I am really proud of everyone at Conflux for launching the next phase of our business with the WCAC product line.”

Further information is available via the WCAC brochure here.

www.confluxtechnology.com

The water charge air cooler offers increased performance (Courtesy Conflux)

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