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  • CNC Machine Shop

    CNC Machine Shop

    Want to know how to identify a good machine shop? We have some pointers regarding the must-haves for any service provider and how to recognise a service for ordering machined […]

  • Case Study: Tracking Your Inventory with Reelables

    Case Study: Tracking Your Inventory with Reelables

    Most of you, our clients, are in the manufacturing industry. Meaning that you manage warehouses full of bolts, machine parts, motors, etc. Aside from the few exceptions to the rule, […]

  • Generative Design – the Future of Engineering?

    Generative Design – the Future of Engineering?

    The image above depicts a drone frame created using generative design. This helps to reduce the weight of the structure by minimising material use while conforming to the engineering inputs. […]

  • Upload Your CNC Models for Quoting

    Upload Your CNC Models for Quoting

    We are always striving for a better user experience with more automation. So we have changed a few things for the better. CNC Machining You can now upload STP files […]

  • Why & When to Adopt Concurrent Engineering?

    Why & When to Adopt Concurrent Engineering?

    The manufacturing and engineering landscape can be pretty competitive. New methods from lean manufacturing to various product design principles are created to gain a slight edge over competitors. Concurrent engineering […]

  • Case Study: Automating the Hen Keeping Industry

    Case Study: Automating the Hen Keeping Industry

    Our clients come from very different backgrounds and sectors. However, they all have a common denominator – thirst for innovation. This story fits the bill perfectly. Without further ado, here’s […]

  • What Is Rapid Prototyping?

    What Is Rapid Prototyping?

    Prototyping is an essential part of the product development process. Traditionally, it has meant long lead times and high costs or creating makeshift parts on the spot with little accuracy […]

  • Types of Fasteners

    Types of Fasteners

    Modern machinery is a marvel of engineering. Internal combustion engines of generators, for example, have controlled explosions taking place in the engine cylinders with rates up to 3600 rpm. That […]

  • Types of Gears

    Types of Gears

    Gears are rotating machine elements that transmit torque from one shaft to another via the teeth machined into them. Gears with similar tooth profiles mesh. This allows transmitting the power […]

  • Types of Bearings

    Types of Bearings

    From a small supermarket trolley to huge power plants, a great number of light-duty as well as industrial equipment could not function without the use of bearings in some form. […]

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