Custom Manufacturing Blogs
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Compare the hardness of different materials to everyday products with this interactive tool. You can also print out a reference guide that shows all of the Shore values and their associated products.
General Tolerance Calculator
This tool gives you the ability to calculate the effects of manufacturing tolerances on your product. Simply input the dimensions of your part and see exactly what tolerances to expect.
Johnny Quickparts is proud to offer a new video series named Johnny’s QuickFlix. Every 6 weeks he will post a new video highlighting a different rapid prototyping or injection molding process, new material, or Quickparts service offering. You can also find other helpful and interesting videos featuring Quickparts. Check out all of these fun and educational videos here!
Basics of Injection Molding Design
Learn the basic rules to designing parts for injection molding that will make your parts stronger and easier to manufacture.
Quickparts Machining Options
Quickly compare the features and benefits of 3 subtractive manufacturing processes and Quickparts options side-by-side. This table will help guide you in determining the best production method for your machining application.
Injection Molding Glossary
Here you can find commonly used injection molding terms and their definitions.
Design for Manufacturing Analysis
This is a free service offered with injection molding quotes where a report is generated by a Quickparts Production Engineer who reviews the feasibility of your part for manufacturing. A sample report is located here for your review.
What Is An STL File?
Quickparts QuickQuote system accepts STL 3D CAD files to provide you with an Instant Online Quote. Popular CAD software conversions are located here.
CAD Tips & Tricks
We explore the top 10 most common mistakes when designing parts for rapid prototyping.
This is an interactive tool to help you determine the best material for your project/application. Identify materials by choosing from several criteria including color, application, production material equivalent, mechanical properties, etc.
Check out our easy-to-follow 7 Step Instructional Guide to solving the Quickparts QuickCUBES.