Product Development

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IDEA Design Winners Show Product Development Story

IDEA Design Winners Show Product Development Story

Be inspired by some of our favorite winners from the Industrial Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) of 2017. See how these designers gathered essential information, iterated potential solutions and ultimately produced working prototypes. Making a great idea come to life...
Conformal Cooling for Plastic Injection Molding

Conformal Cooling for Plastic Injection Molding

Conformal cooling for plastic injection molding is emerging as a technology that could offer some great advantages for making mold tools. Because of this, our team at KangDing has been investing in research and development to provide this service in the future....
Everything You Need to Know About Color

Everything You Need to Know About Color

­­ How many colors are there? Most people can see more than ten million distinct colors, hues, shades and tints. That’s a large palette to choose from. In order to get the most benefit from using color in product design, we’ll first explain color...
Manufacturing Delays: Why Providing a Complete 3D Model Matters

Manufacturing Delays: Why Providing a Complete 3D Model Matters

We receive a large number of 3D CAD models on a daily basis. They arrive in different shapes and sizes based on what parts or products the customer is looking to have made. But some of the time we’re unable to get to work straightaway for a couple of reasons.

7 Things You Need to Know About Anodizing Aluminum

7 Things You Need to Know About Anodizing Aluminum

Anodizing is a method for changing the surface chemistry of metals and other substrates. It protects against corrosion, enhances aesthetic qualities, resists scratching and is one of the most durable surface finishes available. Let’s take aluminum as an example to see how this process cleverly exploits oxidation for a result that’s both decorative and functional.