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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.

Advanced Vericut Software Improves Your CNC Machined Parts

Advanced Vericut Software Improves Your CNC Machined Parts

CNC machines are controlled by sophisticated CAM software that transforms digital designs into solid parts. But not all programs are alike or produce the best results for every design.To optimize your parts Star Rapid has invested in an additional layer of security...

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Is Aluminum Tooling Dead?

Is Aluminum Tooling Dead?

As part of our ongoing mission to improve the quality of our rapid tooling service, the team at Star Rapid has moved away from using aluminum for plastic injection mold tools and we now use steel such as P20, NAK80, S136 and H13 instead.We did this because...

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CNC Milling in China

CNC Milling in China

At Star Rapid we make rapid prototypes, low-volume production parts and custom tools at our manufacturing facility in China. Many of these projects rely on the use of CNC milling.CNC milling is one of the foundations of modern machining. Star has invested...

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