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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.

The Story of the Blackest Color Ever Made

The Story of the Blackest Color Ever Made

Here we look at the nature of color transmission and absorption. Why is this important for new product design and development? Understanding how light interacts with a surface will help you to fine tune your product’s look to achieve exactly the effect you...

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Message From CEO – Focus on Speed in 2018

Message From CEO – Focus on Speed in 2018

On behalf of the entire team at Star Rapid I’d like to wish the happiest of the new year to our valued friends and partners. Thank you all for being part of our continuing story. As you know Star Rapid went through a lot of changes in 2017. Let’s look at...

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6 Early Inventions in the History of CNC Machining

6 Early Inventions in the History of CNC Machining

All CNC machines, regardless of their size or complexity, make use of the same few technical innovations – some more than one-hundred years old. By tracing the history of these innovations we can follow the trends that led to the development of the first...

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8 Great Engineering Christmas Gifts For Kids

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...

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Everything You Need to Know About Color

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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