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CNC Machining Design Stack: From Design to Prototype

Your comprehensive toolkit for mastering the art of designing parts for CNC machining and seamlessly progressing from concept to prototype. Here’s what’s included:

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The Ultimate Guide to Low-Volume Injection Molding

Low-volume injection molding  is used for prototyping established part designs requiring real-world testing for quantities ranging from 100 to 10,000 units.  It’s a crucial step between pre-production, prototyping, and full-scale parts production. Read the guide to learn:

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Ultimate Guide to Finishing 3D Printed Parts

From Print to Perfection: A Comprehensive Guide to Flawless Finishing Techniques In mechanical engineering and product design, the quality of your 3D-printed parts finishing can set your work apart. The “Ultimate Guide to Finishing 3D Printed Parts” is the key to unlocking that potential with Fictiv. Access the ultimate guide to learn:  Tailored for both […]

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Sustainability in Manufacturing Report – 2023

Each year, Fictiv conducts a survey of industry leaders on a variety of topics related to manufacturing, including the current macroeconomic environment, productivity, technology, the global supply chain, and sustainability.

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2023 State of Manufacturing Report

Manufacturing organizations worldwide have faced and overcome incredible challenges in recent years. Yet the bullwhip effect of those issues remains in 2023. The present is marked by economic uncertainty and workforce challenges, but access to manufacturing technologies — especially those powered by artificial intelligence — is opening new pathways to success. Responding to macroeconomic forces […]

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2022 State of Manufacturing Report

Introduction The world is forever changed. The past two years have been exceptional in many ways, but workplaces and businesses have adapted and moved forward. The rise of remote work isn’t receding, and the need to invest in more resilient supply chains is greater than ever. And even as constraints have loosened, leaders know that […]

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Injection molding comes after prototyping, but do you know how the production process works?

When you’ve finished designing and prototyping your product, it’s time to scale up and start production. But injection molding is a complex undertaking, and to get your products to market quickly and cost-effectively, you need to know how the process works. In this guide you’ll learn about:  Planning production timelines, including mold design and machining  […]

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The Complete Guide to Designing Tight Tolerance Parts

Producing precision parts is difficult, and good designs will help ensure your suppliers deliver parts that meet your specifications. Our guide explains how to create designs and drawings that effectively communicate required tolerances and your design intent — while ensuring that your parts and assemblies fit and function correctly.  Download this ebook and you’ll learn:  […]

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From Parts to Product: Your Post-CNC Machining Secondary Operations Playbook

When you’ve finished CNC machining your components, the work’s far from over. Those raw machined parts may have the shape needed to function, but what if they don’t have the right finishes or material properties needed for the end product? That’s what post-machining processes are for! In this ebook you’ll learn: About the 3 types […]

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2021 State of Manufacturing Report

Discover insights from a survey of over 200 senior manufacturing decision makers.