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Impact technology in new VW Passat

German company Varioplast GmbH uses Impact Coatings’ PlastiCoater™ PVD equipment for metallization of plastic components. A Plastics News article describes how Varioplast’s INSTANTCHROME inline metal coating process is now used to produce components for the new Volkswagen Passat. 16 more words

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Advanced technology in prototype molding

In this present age of technologies, we all prefer to use varieties of advanced technologies in various fields. In the field of industries, you… 390 more words

Injection Molding

GW Plastics Celebrates National Manufacturing Day 2014

On Friday, October 3rd, GW Plastics opened the doors to our Royalton, VT facility to celebrate National Manufacturing Day 2014. This annual nationwide event ( 386 more words

Injection Molding

CNC Aluminum Injection Mold

For one of my group project classes this semester (2.008), we are tasked with making 50 injection-molded yo-yos. The component I’m in charge of making is a spinner in the middle of our yo-yo, a wrench torquing down a nut. 383 more words


Design for manufacture- Farming clip

This project aims at redesigning the New Zealand standard farming clip by making it more ergonomic and reducing assembly time. Considering that the current clip is relatively well designed, my design approach had been to model my conceptual designs off the current clip and to generate a new clip through the culmination of improved features such as the grip, teeth and functionality.  776 more words

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Final design proposal

Design approach

The insights gathered from my research and testing led me to evaluate that the current energiser clip used in the farming industry was relatively well designed, however I found that there were opportunities for development in the ergonomics and assembly time. 970 more words

Design For Mass Production Project


In order to develop my best possible concept I have decided to simultaneously work on my ‘clip in’ design and ‘living hinge’ design, and get them ready to print for Wednesday so then I can evaluate the success of the concepts. 926 more words

Design For Mass Production Project