Articles about: manufacturing

Quality Control For Low-Volume Manufacturing

Quality Control For Low-Volume Manufacturing

Gordon Style provides some excellent advice about how to find the right low-volume manufacturer to suit your needs. What to look for on the factory floor, and what questions to ask about their quality control procedures, are essential to getting high quality parts on...
Weights, Measures And The Story Of The Kilogram

Weights, Measures And The Story Of The Kilogram

Star Rapid talks about the foundations of metrology and the special case of measuring how heavy something is.   This lovely platinum/iridium cylinder is a kilogram. In fact, it’s the kilogram, as kept under very controlled conditions at the International...
Technologies Making Olympians More Competitive

Technologies Making Olympians More Competitive

With more than 11,000 athletes taking part in the Rio Olympic Games, each competitor took all the help they could get. Thanks to advanced manufacturing techniques such as 3D printing athletes are becoming lighter, faster and smarter. Let’s take a look at the ways...
We’re Expanding! New Equipment and Software.

We’re Expanding! New Equipment and Software.

The recent rebranding of Star Prototype to Star Rapid is much more than a name change and a fresh coat of paint. Our rebranding also coincides with an expansion of our 60,000 square foot facility and a significant investment of more than US $2.5 million in...