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Rachel describes the dip molding process and addresses the advantages and disadvantages of the manufacturing technique.
Last year Root3 Labs experimented with multi-material 3D-printing to deliver prototypes that simulated a button and gasket that would be overmolded in production. We were very happy with the results and our client was quite pleased that we were able to quickly iterate...
At a recent 3D Maryland “3D Innovators Group” event, I presented a few short case studies of recent projects to describe how I’ve used 3D printing as both a tool to evaluate a design and as a finished demonstration prototype.
The first annual Pediatric Device Innovation Competition are currently being reviewed. More info at www.innovate4kids.org.
Root3 Labs℠ is excited to be part of the new National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI), formed through a $3.5 million award over 5 years from the FDA to the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Medical Center.
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The "Mealtime Chair Assistance" product has been entered into the upcoming Best of NeoCon Design Competition under the Royal EZ by Comfor Tek Seating brand. The NeoCon show is June 10-12 in Chicago. If you're going, please check it out!
The NeverWet nano-coating is extremely hydrophobic, causing fluids to glide right off. Reduce corrosion or bacteria-growth in your next device.
Being able to present a physical embodiment of your product idea can go a long way toward impressing potential partners, funding, marketing, or otherwise. But, what’s the best approach for creating that prototype on a tight budget?
As a mechanical designer, I am always on the lookout for innovative ideas to make something better. But, even I was astounded when I came across a few innovative ideas for something as tried and true as splitting firewood.