Articles about: product development

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.

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?