Primary Application of Rapid Prototyping

  Rapid prototyping is one of the key factors to developing parts that get the job done more efficiently. The process itself allows skilled manufacturers to quickly test different materials in different shapes and sizes to see which one will deliver the best...

Benefits of Rapid Prototyping

  As engineers, we know the pain points and frustrations engineers have to deal with on a daily basis. From determining what issues exist on the shop floor to pursuing solutions, engineers have quite a few challenges to overcome. From a product development...

The Ingress Protection Rating, Explained

  Within manufacturing, there are many codes and standards we must be aware of and adhere to. One such standard is the International Protection (IP) code, which is also frequently referred to as the Ingress Protection Code. This standard published by...

What is Durometer and How Does it Impact Gaskets and Seals?

What do pencil erasers and hockey pucks have in common? Probably more than meets the eye. See, both of these are made of rubber, but you wouldn’t use a hockey puck to clean up your hastily written notes and a hockey puck made of pencil erasers probably...

Adapting and Adjusting to Daily Disruptions

Unusual disruptions have become a reality over the past few months. Our day-to-day routines have been distorted. Production and manufacturing have been interrupted. Workplaces have been rattled. Even your ability to get a haircut has been disrupted — and it’s...