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Exploring The Benefits Of Rapid Prototyping And Rapid Tooling [Podcast]

Listen to our latest podcast where we discuss the benefits of rapid prototyping and the different rapid tooling technologies you may take advantage of! You’ll learn: what rapid prototyping is the difference between additive and subtractive manufacturing methods for prototypes … Continue reading

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Types Of Printing Techniques Used In Manufacturing [Whitepaper]

There are a number of different types of printing techniques to choose from when manufacturing your new product. The question is, which printing process fulfills your needs and fits your budget? In order to decide this, we created a free … Continue reading

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How A DFQ Review Designs Quality INTO Your Product At An Early Stage [Podcast]

What if you could reduce the chances of quality problems long before your product goes into production? A DFQ review can help you achieve this!   What is DFQ? Design For Quality is where we review a number of factors … Continue reading

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Why You Need Mature Product Designs BEFORE Working With A Chinese Manufacturer!

As part of our design support service, we have been talking to many inventors who are planning to manufacture their new products in China about the importance of starting with mature product designs. What many don’t understand is, there are several … Continue reading

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Look Out For Feature Creep When Developing A New Product!

When developing a new product, rarely does your initial design idea not end up significantly altered and re-imagined by the time it hits the store. It’s just the nature of the process, and hardly surprising when we consider the many … Continue reading

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What Is Agile Design When Developing New Products?

What is Agile design? Agile design is a highly collaborative way of design and developing new products that breaks big tasks into groups of subtasks to be performed in short ‘Sprints.’ These tasks are regularly reported back to the virtual … Continue reading

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The 4 Key Stages Of The Toy Development Process

Creating for Kids is perhaps the most rewarding and fun sector to design for, so if you are about to take the plunge in this arena then welcome, strap yourself in and enjoy the ride! In this post, we’ll be … Continue reading

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3 Product Design Approaches And Their Pros & Cons For Made-In-China Products

Before sourcing your Chinese supplier, let’s find out what kind of inventor you are (as each has different product design approaches that have different benefits) and also consider 6 product design tips in order to get better results.

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What Common Improvements Can DFM Make To Die Cast Parts?

It is important to establish a fully optimized part design before any tools are manufactured for your die-cast product. This can be achieved by applying Design for Manufacture (DFM) best practices. You should also incorporate the use of tools such as … Continue reading

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