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...
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3D Printed Parts in Product Design
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.
National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation
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.
Threaded Inserts – Ultrasonic or Heat Installation
Threaded inserts are commonly used to create stronger threads for attaching fasteners that would strip out of the plastic material. What is the best way to install them?
This is how design works
Came across a fun guide for non-designers on how design works, and it’s not just for expensive consumer products.
Keeping Your Data Safe
For any company working in new product development, protecting information is key. Find out what I do to keep data confidential, safe, and secure.
Triangle of Requirements
“You can get something good, cheap, or fast. Pick two.” I’ve heard it many times, but what is it about? I’ve found that it comes down to planning.