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How and When to Manufacture Plastic Prototypes

Tuesday June 12, 2018

In nearly every single instance of product development, no matter what industry it’s for, prototyping is a necessary stage that will ultimately determine whether your production efforts will be successful or not. The rise of rapid prototyping has made it both easy and affordable to quickly iterate a plastic prototype. However, there are a range […] Read More

The Advantages of Rapid Manufacturing Over Traditional Manufacturing Methods

Tuesday June 5, 2018

When it comes to mass production, traditional manufacturing methods still reign supreme over other production techniques. However, rapid manufacturing and prototyping has become an integral piece of the design and production process, helping businesses actualize their concepts in a quick and cost-efficient manner. Rapid manufacturing is usually centered around additive manufacturing (more popularly known as […] Read More

7 ways to avoid part deformation in aluminum CNC machining

Friday May 25, 2018

Aluminum is an important industrial raw material. However, because of its relatively low hardness and large thermal expansion coefficient, it can easily deform when being machined into thin-walled and thin plate parts. In addition to improving tool performance and eliminating the internal stress of the material in advance, there are several steps that can be […] Read More

Advantages of Rapid Tooling and Low-Volume Molding

Saturday May 19, 2018

What is on-demand rapid tooling and low-volume molding?   From the dashboard of your car to the lid of your coffee cup, billions upon billions of everyday objects are brought into the world by molding, a process in which a hollow container is filled with a molten material to produce large numbers of a single […] Read More

Mind blowing CNC parts (TWO)

Wednesday May 9, 2018

At 3ERP, we have a great engineering team who are ready to take challenges. And try to get the best result for our customers. Getting experiences from project to project, with advantage 4-, 5- axis CNC machines, we are able to handle the most difficult prototypes and production parts. Learn more about our CNC machining […] Read More

Complex & precision CNC machined parts from award

Wednesday June 6, 2018

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How 4-axis and 5-axis CNC can produce complex parts

Wednesday May 30, 2018

CNC machining has changed the world of manufacturing. While milling machines — devices that use rotary cutters to cut material away from an unshaped “workpiece” — have existed since the nineteenth century, the emergence of CNC (computer numerical control) technology in the mid-twentieth century has made machining much faster and more accurate.   Today’s CNC […] Read More

CNC Milling Materials: What Are They & Which Should You Choose for Your Application?

Tuesday May 22, 2018

Depending on the application your design will be utilized for, there’s a wide selection of materials that are compatible with CNC milling technology. Once you decide to employ CNC machining to produce your product, it’s time to select the right material for your needs, be it metal, plastic, or perhaps even wood. In the following […] Read More

Tips and Tricks: What to Know When Preparing Your CAD Model for CNC Milling

Thursday May 17, 2018

CNC milling is one of the most popular options for manufacturing prototypes and parts that entail cutting or drilling. The technology utilizes a rotating cylindrical cutting tool to cut or drill a design from metal or plastic material. Compared to traditional manufacturing techniques, CNC milling offers advantages such as high production speed, greater precision, and […] Read More

Advantages of Outsourcing Prototypes to China

Friday May 4, 2018

While the outsourcing of mass production to China is now standard practice for many companies, the outsourcing of prototypes — preliminary versions of products that will be mass produced at a later time — is less common. Like all business decisions, outsourcing prototypes to China has its pros and cons, but when the right steps […] Read More