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Rapid Prototyping Techniques for Medical Devices

Friday April 27, 2018

Prototypes are of critical importance in the development and production of a wide range of medical devices, including anatomical models, hand-held appliances and larger pieces of equipment. 5 Popular Rapid Prototyping Techniques Here are five methods commonly used to quickly create prototypes for the medical field. CNC Machining CNC machining is a subtractive process that provides a […] Read More

Rapid prototyping: Factors That Could Affect Lead Times and Price Quotes  

Wednesday January 24, 2018

One of the steps involved in taking your concept from the prototype development stage to market is determining the lead times involved in its manufacture. Another important element to consider is the price quote. There are a number of — sometimes surprising — factors that could affect both the price you’re quoted and the lead […] Read More

4 Things to do Next When Your Prototype Doesn’t Work

Friday January 12, 2018

A bringing an idea from the design stage to the prototype process means that it must undergo a great deal of work. From tweaking numbers and moving components to changing materials and adding features, once a design makes it to the stage where it’s ready for a prototype to be created, it is a common […] Read More

How Prototypes Improve Your Manufacturing Process

Friday December 15, 2017

Moving a product from the design phase to its market introduction is a process that has specific steps. Knowing what to do to make it as quick, accurate and valuable as possible is the key to its success. Once a design has been completed, what are the next steps? It’s important to learn early in […] Read More

Impressing Investors With Rapid Prototyping Of New Product Ideas

Thursday June 1, 2017

Impressing Investors With Rapid Prototyping Of New Product Ideas   EXCERPT Presenting new designs to investors is a big job that companies rely on to grow. An expert engineer can take advantage of rapid prototyping services to bring any blueprint to life for investors to evaluate. ARTICLE Businesses that require key members of a team […] Read More

After the Prototype: The Next Phase of the Design Process

Friday February 2, 2018

After your team’s design has been validated with the development of a prototype, it’s time to look forward to the next phase. The plan for this next stage typically includes focusing on a solid course of action that is designed to bring the product to market in a way that positions it for success. Orchestrating […] Read More

Rapid Prototyping Advantages and Applications

Tuesday January 16, 2018

Prototyping is an essential element of the design and engineering process. Traditionally, though, it has created challenges as design teams strive to create makeshift models that provide a valid basis for a particular concept. This has, in the past, required nearly the same processes, costs, tooling and setup as the final product, making prototypes a […] Read More

Combining Rapid Prototyping and Small-Scale Production to Span the Design Gap

Saturday December 23, 2017

Moving a product from the design phase to its market introduction is a process that has specific steps. Knowing what to do to make it as quick, accurate and valuable as possible is the key to its success. Once a design has been completed, what are the next steps? It’s important to learn early in […] Read More

Types of Materials To Use In The Diverse Method Of Vacuum Casting

Wednesday June 14, 2017

Types of Materials To Use In The Diverse Method Of Vacuum Casting EXCERPT Vacuum Casting is a very diverse method of replicating objects. It can be used for both the casting or prototypes or mass production of distributable products. ARTICLE Vacuum Casting may be used with a multitude of materials. This method of casting is […] Read More

Rapid Prototyping: From Obscure Tech to a Mainstream Service

Monday May 15, 2017

Rapid Prototyping: From Obscure Tech to a Mainstream Service Not long ago, rapid prototyping seemed like science fiction, but today it is a reality and quickly becoming a standard way to produce parts quickly and cheaply. From 3D printers to laser microfabrication machines, rapid prototyping has taken on many mainstream forms. The mathematical concepts leading […] Read More

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