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June 8, 2012

Drop Testing

Drop testing is a test that is performed to a part in its packaging where it is dropped on its corner from a height and then monitor its survival. Heights can be up to 1.5 meters. Usually this type of test is recommended when manufacturing something fragile and you need to ensure it makes it to your customers in one piece. Your packaging designer or the company who are designing the packaging should have the ability to design the packaging to suit a drop test but it is up to you to inform them of your requirements. Failure to inform […]
May 27, 2012

Why should you prototype?

Getting a prototype of your invention is the best way to test it for form and function. You can physically hold the product in your hands and even use it for marketing purposes. It is a good reason to get a prototype done after the design stage to make sure it works how you want it too. It’s also the best chance to make sure all the parts fit together as they would in the final product. Too many people have made the mistake and gone to the manufacturing stage without getting a prototype made. This can be very costly […]