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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.

Top 7 Benefits of CNC Machining for Medical Products

Top 7 Benefits of CNC Machining for Medical Products

CNC machining, in its many forms, is one of the most versatile of all conventional manufacturing processes. This versatility extends to the types of parts that can be made, the material from which they are made and the volumes produced. Using conventional CNC milling...

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The 6 Most Important Metals Used in Medicine

The 6 Most Important Metals Used in Medicine

If you are a developer of medical products or other devices used in a healthcare environment, you need to be careful about the material you choose for manufacturing. Typically metal, rather than plastic or some other material, is chosen for applications that require...

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Understanding FDA Medical Classifications

Understanding FDA Medical Classifications

The Food and Drug Administration in the United States is responsible for the classification of all products that are used in medicine and healthcare. As with regulators in other countries, such as the European Medicines Agency, they must categorize a vast array of...

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6 Product Design Tips from Robots

6 Product Design Tips from Robots

You may never have heard of Mr. Joe Jones, but he's the inventor of one of the most successful commercial robots ever made - the Roomba. Mr. Jones, a graduate of MIT, has experience designing hundreds of robots and he's identified a few key precepts that apply to good...

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