Category Archives: Metal Manufacturing

How to Design a Part for Moldability & Manufacturability

Designing a part for moldability and manufacturability is a complex process with many factors to consider to obtain a finished, quality product. Designing for manufacturing, or DFM, is a common term used by many industrial engineers. Although, in the plastic injection molding industry, DFM can mean designing for moldability. While these two terms are sometimes … Continue reading How to Design a Part for Moldability & Manufacturability

Turnkey Manufacturing Provides Valuable Benefits

Many processes must come together to end up with the finished manufactured part that consistently meets customer specifications. Sourcing your manufacturing program with a full-service domestic contractor that offers part design, engineering, tooling design and construction, part production, secondary processes, packing and shipping – all under one roof – delivers maximum cost saving benefits. When … Continue reading Turnkey Manufacturing Provides Valuable Benefits

Challenges Facing the Precision CNC Machine Shop

The evolvement of computer numerically controlled (CNC) technology has had significant impact on machining and manufacturing processes. The first CNC machine shops sprouted up in the 1960s, although these computerized machines were primitive by today’s standards with little control options and no memory. By the 1980s, computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) was becoming more popular … Continue reading Challenges Facing the Precision CNC Machine Shop