Home  |  Services  |  Workflow  |  Portfolio  |  Testimonial  |  Download  |  About Us  |  Contact Us  |  FAQ  |  Glossary 


86. The different world of rapid prototyping

With the development if the technology, rapid prototyping is widely used in each profession. Thus it can be seen, rapid prototyping is very important for our life.

A large number of competing technologies are available in the marketplace today. Because all of them are additive technologies, their main differences are found in the way layers are built to create parts. Some involve melting or softening material to produce the layers such as Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) and Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM).

Prototyping can be implemented in concept generation, ergonomic testing, test fitting, functional testing and even small-batch production. Among the various methods used in prototyping rapid prototyping is most ideal for mass production in relatively small quantities. Most manufacturers will argue that the more traditional injection molding methods benefit wide scale mass production better than rapid prototyping.

Rapid tooling is another technology that uses rapid prototypes, either indirectly or directly, as a tooling pattern for creating a mold. Rapid tooling techniques enables manufacturers to have molds that supply prototype parts with the correct material at a substantially reduced cost in a fraction of the time it takes to produce parts from production tooling processes.

Here are some samples we have done before, please kindly take a look:

Product design

Product design
Rapid prototyping

rapid prototyping

Plastic molds
Custom molds

Electronic product
design samples

rapid prototype

Plastic molds
Home - Glossary - Glossary86
We are constantly looking for new products in order to grow our business and Invention Home has enabled us to streamline that process much more quickly.
                                                    Marsha Dunmyre
                                                          CA, U.S.A
Cool Prototyping provides "one-stop" product design service: rapid prototyping, plastic molds, custom molds, production tooling and plastic molding.
Cool Prototyping Copyright 2008-2009 © All Rights Reserved. Rapid Prototyping