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What Tolerances Can You Expect When Manufacturing Prototypes And Low-Volume Production?

What Tolerances Can You Expect When Manufacturing Prototypes And Low-Volume Production?

When you supply your 2D and 3D drawings for a quotation on a new project, you must specify the dimensions for critical areas on your parts, as well as the tolerance that you require. Very tight tolerances are neither practical nor desirable in most instances, so let’s look at the tolerances that we specify at Kang Ding for most projects, why we do that and what it means for your parts.

How To Prepare Your CAD Drawings For Manufacturing

How To Prepare Your CAD Drawings For Manufacturing

All manufacturers need design drawings of one kind or another to make a finished part from metal or plastic. That usually means a computer-generated CAD file, and that’s what product developers most often use to make a design. But many product developers may not...
Goal-Directed Design Software Will Change Digital Manufacturing

Goal-Directed Design Software Will Change Digital Manufacturing

There is a new class of design software based on problem solving that will produce mechanical design solutions more sophisticated than any that a single designer could possibly do, and it’s coming soon. How will this change the ways things are made and how will...
Bloodhound Land Speed Record Relies on Additive Manufacturing

Bloodhound Land Speed Record Relies on Additive Manufacturing

Image Credit: Renishaw Ever since the first powered vehicles became available to the public, those daring young men in their driving machines have been constantly one-upping each other to see who is the fastest man on Earth. Starting in 1898, records have been kept...