Star Rapid’s blog aims to share our hard earned knowledge on manufacturing and product development. We hope these articles help you to optimize your product design and better understand the world of rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, 3D printing and low-volume manufacturing. Enjoy!

8 Great Engineering Christmas Gifts For Kids

Wondering what to get your aspiring scientist or engineer this year for Christmas? Well fear not, because thankfully now is a golden age for STEM toys and gifts to inspire young learners to experiment, play and discover the pleasures of figuring out how things work....

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Message From CEO – Focus on Speed in 2018

Bring on 2018! The year is now in full swing and we really hope you're off to a successful start. Last year was full of improvements at Star. We’d like to share some of the ways we’ve been able to improve and speed up our rapid prototyping and low-volume manufacturing...

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The Top 7 Design Tips For 3D Metal Printing

3D metal printing can help you to create “impossible” designs that are lightweight, strong and ideal for demanding applications in aerospace, automotive, medical and more. But to get the most from metal 3D printing technology it’s critical that you adhere to certain...

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Everything You Need to Know About Color

­­ How many colors are there? Most people can see more than ten million distinct colors, hues, shades and tints. That’s a large palette to choose from. In order to get the most benefit from using color in product design, we’ll first explain color theory and...

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