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Plastic & Metal Development Prototypes: Uses & Limitations [Podcast]

Adrian hosts and is joined by Sofeast Group senior engineer, Paul Adams, and they talk about the uses and limitations of the metal and plastic ‘development prototypes,’ that is to say, product prototypes made during the development process and before … Continue reading

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Prototype, Patent, then Market: A Misguided Concept

Anyone manufacturing their product wants it to be on time, within budget, at the right level of quality and reliability, and in compliance with market regulations, but in terms of safety, they also don’t want it to be copied! There is … Continue reading

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PCB Prototyping Methods: 5 Favorites

Introduction Printed circuit boards need to go through a design and development process, part of which is generating a prototype for testing and debugging which will allow for any issues to be fed back into the design loop to improve … Continue reading

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How Many Prototypes Are Needed Before We Get ‘Perfection?’

Some people expect a perfect product that’s ready for manufacturing after just one round of prototyping. Is this realistic, though? Let’s explore how many prototypes might be required, why different rounds of prototyping are undertaken during the new product introduction … Continue reading

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Different Prototyping Methods In China Importers Should Know About

When it comes to developing and manufacturing hard goods in China and beyond (be it a plastic case for an electrical product, a new type of metal jewel, a new mechanical part…), making prototypes is an important part of the new product development process. … Continue reading

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Sofeast’s R&D team compared to other ways to handle prototyping & product development

If you're developing and manufacturing a new product this table will show you your options and some of their key pros and cons. Should you wish to work with our team to help you develop and produce your products in … Continue reading
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New Product Launch Plan: How To Get It Right [Action Plan]

Launching a new product is a decisive time for any business, especially SMEs, hardware startups, and entrepreneurs who are new to the process in China. We’ve been helping importers bring their products to market quickly and successfully for years. Read … Continue reading

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