Product Design Blog

New Product Development challenges

There is more than one reason why companies should create new products. Developing quality new engineering products consistently and having a stronghold in your niche market is one of...

Concurrent and Sequential engineering

Concurrent and Sequential Engineering Concurrent and sequential engineering are two main product design workflow approaches companies to follow on the interaction between functional teams to share information during the 8...

An introduction to MEMS

What is MEMS? MEMS stands for the microelectromechanical system. It is also known by other affiliated names such as microsystems technology (MST) or micromachines. MEMS is an umbrella term for...

Engineering Product Design

Engineering product design combines creativeness, technical design skills, engineering science and analysis to create products to satisfy the functional requirements of an end-user. The nature of product design and development...

DMLS/3D printed parts

Recently I had an opportunity to review some 3D printed parts made by Protolabs and I was pleasantly surprised by their quality and complexity. Parts shown in fig.1 were manufactured using...

Sand casting design considerations

Sand casting is the most versatile among the manufacturing methods that enable to manufacture of very detailed and complex parts from an unlimited number of metals and their alloys. A...