Articles about: product design

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.