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3 design tips for creating flawless drawings in CAD

on 16-Nov-2017 13:45:00 By | Alix Francis | 0 Comments | Product Design Profile Design
An overview of Computer Aided Design Computer aided design (CAD) started around the mid 1970’s when systems began to provide more capability than to reproduce manual drafting with electronic drafting.
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6 Recommended websites for product design inspiration

on 14-Nov-2017 15:30:00 By | Alix Francis | 0 Comments | Product Design Profile Design
It happens to us all, we’re given a project or something to think about and the first thing that comes to mind is… nothing, typical, you’re having a creativity block.
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How to reduce production costs

on 09-Nov-2017 14:30:00 By | Alix Francis | 0 Comments | Aluminium Academy
It often gets overlooked or forgotten about but there are many factors which could be effecting the cost of your project, your design being one of them.
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Speed up production with 3D printing

on 07-Nov-2017 10:30:00 By | Alix Francis | 0 Comments | 3D printing
3D printers, is there anything they can’t do? Well, yes, of course, there is quite a lot they can’t do but that’s beside the point, there is a lot they can do and one great application for 3D printers is that they can be used to add speed and flexibility to traditional manufacturing operations.
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6 Ways to join aluminium extrusions

on 02-Nov-2017 15:46:15 By | Alix Francis | 0 Comments |
There are many reasons as to why you would want to join aluminium extrusions to each other, sometimes you will have to assemble two or more component parts to produce a more complex part. There are also a number of techniques you can use to join them, all of which will be specific to the performance requirements of the extruded profile.
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Rapid prototyping for product design

on 31-Oct-2017 14:00:00 By | Alix Francis | 0 Comments | 3D printing
Over the years, the requirement for 3D printed prototypes has increased dramatically, especially in manufacturing. 3D printing has become the fastest and most accurate way of bringing your design to life and seeing a physical representation of it.
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How to calculate the weight of aluminium extrusion?

on 26-Oct-2017 15:00:00 By | Danny Varley | 0 Comments | Aluminium Academy
How do you work out how heavy an aluminium extrusion is? The magic number you need is the theoretical weight per meter. Usually expressed in kilos per metre (kg/m). Once you have this you can work out the weight of any length of the profile in question.
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Extrusion Rapid Prototyping: We’ve Made it Easy, Fast and Free!

on 24-Oct-2017 10:00:00 By | Alix Francis | 0 Comments | 3D printing
We are pleased to announce that we have invested in an Ultimaker 3 Extended (3D printer) and are now able to provide a Rapid Prototyping Service.
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Trials and Tribulations of 3D Printing

on 23-Oct-2017 15:00:00 By | Danny Varley | 0 Comments | 3D printing
3d printing It's been around 3 months since we started offering in house 3D printed prototypes. The rationale behind launching the service was to support those in our customer base that are constantly innovating and coming up with new and exciting products. Our aim was to help customers cut their development times and give them realistic samples of their extrusions on a fast & free basis.
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5 Common Mistakes with Profile Design

on 13-Sep-2017 09:59:14 By | Alix Francis | 0 Comments |
Before a die can go into production or through any manufacturing process, you need a design that is technically achievable or which is physically possible to extrude. Without a fully functioning design you can expect expensive errors to crop up throughout the manufacturing process, not to mention the time consumed in achieving your final workable design.
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