We receive a large number of 3D CAD models on a daily basis. They arrive in different shapes and sizes based on what parts or products the customer is looking to have made. But some of the time we’re unable to get to work straightaway for a couple of reasons.
Last week our founder and president Gordon Styles was a guest on Leslie Langnau’s MakePartsFast podcast. In the interview he discussed designing for plastic injection molding as well as 3D printed conformal cooling cores.
For prototypes and low-volume production, one of the ways to ensure quick turnaround on your parts is by keeping designs simple and not over-engineering them