Posts Tagged 'Part Design'

4 Ways You Can Improve The Manufacturability of Your Part for Injection Molding

October 25, 2017

Injection molding is an incredibly efficient and accurate way to produce and enhance parts of all shapes and sizes. If you want to optimize a parts manufacturability for injection molding, you will need to understand the different aspects and details of this process.

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5 DFM Tips Engineers Can Use to Improve Manufacturability

October 18, 2017

In the manufacturing industry, a commonly used acronym is DFM. It stands for design for manufacturing and it refers to the various factors going into a design so that it can be manufactured at the lowest cost possible without sacrificing quality.

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Catch and Pawl

November 13, 2014
Makes it simple

PartCatch and Pawl Abstract Through automation of the production operation of Strattec’s Catch and Pawl numerous benefits were achieved: stable cycle time, removal of human error, a highly repeatable process, and a competitive price. Key Points Throughout this project New Berlin Plastics: Implemented a complicated automation system Created an incredibly stable cycle through automation Established…

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Tiger Latch Handle

September 16, 2014
Tiger latch handle

Part: Tiger Latch Handle AbstractA global automotive supplier approached New Berlin Plastics when it needed an innovative manufacturing solution. The Tiger Latch Handle was destined for a major marine engine manufacturer, therefore our customer required a molder that had experience producing paint-ready surfaces and could quickly move the design from concept to production. Our customer-focused team…

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Aston Martin ECU

September 4, 2014
Photograph the key fob

Part: Aston Martin ECU Exterior Shell, Lens Battery Cover, and Bezel AbstractTwo grand isn’t unheard of for jewelry, but when the jewelry is your car key the price might raise some eyebrows. Aston Martin unveiled a new DBS line in 2007 (original line 1967-1972) and weren’t shy about pulling out all the stops. The ECU (Emotion…

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Cable Tie Tension Knob

September 4, 2014
Photo of laser etched tension knob

Part: Cable Tie Tension KnobAbstractAs a leading global manufacturer of systems and solutions to manage and identify wire, cable, and components, our customer approached us when they encountered a design dilemma while developing an innovative cable tie tool that allowed for tension adjustment via a control knob. What would be the best way to achieve a…

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