Surface Finish: What are Your Options?

Surface Finish: What are Your Options?

Surface Finish: What are Your Options? Rough Polish Brushing Knurling Tumbling Surface finish, also known as surface texture, is the state of a surface by three characteristics: lay, surface roughness, and waviness. Each manufacturing process produces a surface...
What is a Prototype?

What is a Prototype?

What is a prototype?   A prototype is an initial version of a product that allows you to explore your ideas and show the intention behind a feature or the overall design concept before investing time and money into full development. A prototype can be anything from a...
What is Kerf?

What is Kerf?

Kerf is the width of material that is removed by a cutting process, such as CNC milling or hand-cutting with a saw. The term was originally used to describe how much wood was removed by a saw. A saw’s teeth are bent to the side so that they remove more material...
6061 Aluminum vs 7075 Aluminum

6061 Aluminum vs 7075 Aluminum

6061 Aluminum vs 7075 Aluminum What is the difference between 6061 and 7075 Aluminum grades? When deciding on a material for prototypes, structural, aerospace, and many other applications, 6061 and 7075 aluminum alloys are commonly brought up. In order to make a...