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?
Articles about: product development
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.
There’s a plethora of reasons for why new products fail. But there are different steps you can take to minimize the risks when developing a new product.
You will be told that you need to prototype your product to make sure that it works. But before you dive into the world of rapid prototyping, there’s one step that quite a few startups miss out on: creating a proof of concept.