In the manufacturing world, there are two primary types of products – mass-produced stock items, also known as off-the-shelf products, and custom-manufactured items, where a customer can have a greater say in what they want. Mass production came about as a consequence of the industrial revolution.
Vacuum casting and Injection Molding are two prevalent methods in industrial manufacturing processes. Factors such as material choice, speed and production scale, and cost of machinery affect the decision of which method to employ for your product.
Injection molding is a manufacturing process that allows for parts to be produced in large volumes. It works by injecting molten materials into a mold. It is typically used as a mass production process to manufacture thousands of identical items.
We’ll be breaking down the basics of bringing a new product to market, to help you get started with bringing your own idea to life.
There are 3 ways to convert STL to STP in product development. Which way is the best for you depends on what the product is, and what are you going to do next.