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Submitting 3D CAD files for Rapid Manufacturing

November 30, 2018

As an engineer, you are already very familiar with 3D CAD software used in the design process for a product or part to be manufactured. ...

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The Difference Between Traditional and Rapid Molding

November 19, 2018

FEATURED NOVEMBER 17, 2018 BY LESLIE LANGNAU-DESIGN WORLD The “digitization” of nearly every process to make products continues. The latest industry to experience this shift is ...

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Plastic Injection Molding & Other Molding Types

October 26, 2018

Plastic Injection Molding & Other Molding Types   We are frequently asked about different molding types and how each effect the process of part design and ...

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What is Digital Manufacturing?

October 22, 2018

Rapid or digital manufacturing is a natural progression from traditional manufacturing. The capabilities afforded by digitization, automation and data connectivity translate into reduced costs and ...

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How Wall Thickness Impacts Injection Mold Part Design

October 8, 2018

Maintaining uniform wall thickness throughout your plastic injection molding part design is critical.  Without uniform wall thickness, many issues can occur such as sink, warping, ...

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Ribs Can Enhance Your Injection Molded Part

September 26, 2018

Ribs are a feature in plastic injection molded parts. Ribs are thin extensions that run perpendicular from a wall or plane.  They are commonly used ...

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