Design Tips

Get quick advice on creating plastic and metal parts for 3D printing, CNC machining, and injection moulding processes. Designing with manufacturability in mind can accelerate production time and reduce production costs.

Balancing CNC Machining and 3D Printing for Metal Parts

Designing metal prototypes or production parts? Consider incorporating both CNC machining and metal 3D printing into your manufacturing toolbox. If parts can be machined, then machining is often the most efficient option. But with metal 3D printing, machining can also improve part accuracy, provide finishing options and remove support features on printed parts. This month's tip helps you manoeuvre through metal manufacturing.
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Design Essentials

We've compiled our most essential injection moulding manufacturing and design tips into downloadable design guides. Looking at improving manufacturability, reducing production costs through design, material selection, and more.