Category Archive for: Engineering

Modulus Product Line

Produktworks at the 2018 CEDIA Show

As a member of CEDIA (Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association), the annual conference in San Diego is an exciting time for Produktworks to visit the show and check out all the new product releases. Our client, Modulus Media Systems, has had a presence at the CEDIA show for the past 3 years, winning numerous…

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5 Awesome Mechanisms

As engineers, we tend to get excited about little things in life that are often taken for granted, like how an internal combustion engine works or how the buttons are manufactured on a TV remote. When playing with robotic bug toys, we can’t help but take them apart to see how they work. To help…

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Finishing Techniques for Plastic Prototypes

After designing a plastic product from scratch, it’s time to have it prototyped. But what’s the best way to make the prototype’s look match that of the final product? Whether it be color, finish, or information, there are plenty of options available. Here are some of the techniques that we use at Produktworks. Color and Texture Spray Painting…

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Observations of a Freshly Minted Engineer

Hi, I’m Annie, a new mechanical engineer at Produktworks Design. My daily life at Produktworks typically consists of designing parts in SolidWorks, reviewing those designs with coworkers, working with clients to ensure that the design fits their vision and budget, and sourcing vendors to make that product a reality. I’ve only been working here for…

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Product Architecture

One of the most important, yet least understood/most under appreciated, aspect of the development process is product architecture. ‘What is it?’ ‘How will it benefit my product?’ ‘Architecture? I thought you guys were designers and engineers?’. To answer the first part as if this were a wiki site, product architecture is ”the way(s) in which functional…

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