Archive for: September, 2013

Product Design PSA #17

When a spiral spring is assembled into the housing, don’t mess with it any more. Something tells me I’m not going to get this back together…

Product Development 101 – Prototyping

We use a variety of rapid prototyping methods during the development process to help validate our designs. The prototype process used depends on what design and/or engineering aspects we are looking to validate. All of them have their strengths and weaknesses and we work with our clients to determine which process is best for their…

Read More →

Product Development 101 – CAD

We work almost exclusively in CAD (Computer-Aided Design) and while there are a multitude of different engineering CAD software out there (many of which have prices that end in a lot of zeros), we will focus on the main 2 we use at Produktworks: SolidWorks and Creo (formerly Pro/Engineer), which are the predominant CAD packages…

Read More →

Welcome!

Welcome to our new blog! We hope you’ll kick off your shoes, stay a while and read about our adventures in the product development trenches.  Why ‘trenches’? Well, firms like ours are on the front lines of the product development process for many of our clients. We are often privy to a lot of new…

Read More →

Back to Top