What is PAA + BR127 Primer?

Intro When you design a manufactured part, the priorities are often to make it long-lasting, strong, and prepared for outdoor use. This has led to a whole host of different finishing steps and material selections to achieve the perfect characteristics. One of the finishing options…

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Quick Turn Injection Molding

All About Quick Turn Injection Molding

Intro When it comes to prototyping, there are a few different options to choose from; CNC machining, 3D printing, and injection molding. When it comes to medium-batch or short-run production runs that are affordable and fast, then quick turn injection molding becomes the best option.…

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Prototyping and Short-Run Production with Die Casting

Intro A lot of customers have approached us in the past looking for advice when it comes to prototyping their ideas or servicing their initial demand quantities. Most people will immediately suggest 3D printers or CNC machining, but die casting is typically the best option…

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Which Is Better, a 3-Axis, 4-Axis, or 5-Axis CNC Machine?

Intro When you’re designing a part, you have to consider which machine will run the part. This entails learning about the different CNC machines on the market. If you’ve done some research, you’ve probably heard machines referred to by how many axes they have. Commonly,…

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Collins Aerospace recognized Rapid Axis as an Outstanding Supplier

Collins Aerospace has recognized Rapid Axis as an Outstanding Supplier. A statement provided by Collins highlights why they selected Rapid Axis as one of nine suppliers receiving recognition for Outstanding Supplier Performance 2022: “Rapid Axis has been critical to Collins Aerospace Avionics Supply Chain due…

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All About Injection Molding in the Medical Industry

Intro Injection molding is a commonly used style of manufacturing. It’s a great way to create low-cost units at high throughputs. In a highly competitive environment, this method can help a lot. This leads us to the topic of today’s posts: injection molding machines in…

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The Different Types of Steel and Why They Matter

Intro If you’re in the market for a fabricated part that uses steel, there are a few things you need to understand. For starters, there are different types of steels, and they’re very different from one another. In this guide, we’ll explain the different types…

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All About Metal Finishes

Intro The finish of your part can completely change its function, aesthetics, and feasibility. There are even OSHA and federal requirements that might force you to use a certain finish. In other cases, a finish can help your part be more durable and reduce your…

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Common Plastic Injection Molding Materials

Intro As you might already know, injection molding is one of the best ways to mass-produce parts at affordable prices. It’s common to have per-unit costs of just a few cents for products that you can sell for dollars. In injection molding, plastic is the…

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