Articles about: manufacturing

What Tolerances Can You Expect When Manufacturing Prototypes And Low-Volume Production?

What Tolerances Can You Expect When Manufacturing Prototypes And Low-Volume Production?

When you supply your 2D and 3D drawings for a quotation on a new project, you must specify the dimensions for critical areas on your parts, as well as the tolerance that you require. Very tight tolerances are neither practical nor desirable in most instances, so let’s look at the tolerances that we specify at Star Rapid for most projects, why we do that and what it means for your parts.

How To Prepare Your CAD Drawings For Manufacturing

How To Prepare Your CAD Drawings For Manufacturing

All manufacturers need design drawings of one kind or another to make a finished part from metal or plastic. That usually means a computer-generated CAD file, and that’s what product developers most often use to make a design. But many product developers may not know...
Top 3 Effects of Globalization on Manufacturing

Top 3 Effects of Globalization on Manufacturing

  There are tremendous new opportunities opening up for product developers, entrepreneurs and manufacturers around the world due to the increasing pace of globalization. Here are, in our opinion, the top three effects globalization is having on manufacturing and...