Articles about: product design

How To Save Money On Your Next CNC Project

How To Save Money On Your Next CNC Project

There are many ways to improve your design drawings to make them faster, easier and cheaper to CNC machine while maintaining quality. One way is by understanding and optimizing your specifications for corner radii. Sometimes a few minor changes to your corner radii...
5 Things That Will Impact Your Manufacturing Costs

5 Things That Will Impact Your Manufacturing Costs

Requesting a quote for the manufacturing of your product or parts can sometimes feel like a shot in the dark. It can be hard to predict the kind of time and price estimate you’re going to get back. But what are the main cost drivers when you’re looking for a manufacturing partner?

The Art Of Designing For Surface Finishes

The Art Of Designing For Surface Finishes

How a part looks, feels and functions is highly dependent on surface finish and key to designing a successful product. Knowing how to choose the best finish is a matter of asking the right questions about who will use it, for what purpose and in what environment. Here...
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...
HS Codes Explained

HS Codes Explained

What is an HS Code? It’s probably a question most people have either heard or asked if they work with imports or exports. Here’s a brief overview of what it is and how it works.