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WayKen’s blog aims to share our hard-earned knowledge on prototype manufacturing. We hope these articles help you to optimize your product design and better understand the world of rapid prototyping. Enjoy!
CNC Machining Stainless Steel: Challenges and Tips
Precise machining processes ensure high quality for stainless steel parts. Here are the benefits, challenges, and tips for CNC machining stainless steel.
Parts of an Injection Mold: Exploring Their Components and Design
Mold design for injection molding is a complicated process that requires a deep understanding of the process. Read all about injection mold components.
How to Polish Polycarbonate: Methods and Steps
For polycarbonate to achieve a flawless finish, it needs to be polished to improve its clarity and gloss. Read more about its polishing methods and steps.
Galvanneal vs. Galvanized Steel: Comparing Their Differences
Galvanneal vs. galvanized steel is different sheet metal with varying production processes and properties. Read on to find out more!
How Tighter CNC Part Tolerances Affect Design and Production?
Tighter tolerances require great precision, and these have a way of impacting the lead time and cost. Here is how tighter CNC part tolerances affect design and production.
O-Ring Groove (Gland) Design: A Detailed Guideline
O-rings provide excellent sealing in static and dynamic assemblies. The O-ring groove is a complex design with many considerations. Read on more.
How to Drill A Hole in Metals and Plastics
Drilling results in the creation of holes in a workpiece. Here is how to drill holes through metals and plastics, types of drilling machines, and hole-making tools.
Different Types of Holes in Part Manufacturing
The holes are essential features in machining and engineering. Learn in detail about different types of holes, including their features and uses.
Vapor Polishing Finish: Create a Smooth and Glossy Surface
Vapor polishing is a surface-finishing process that results in the production of smooth and glossy surfaces. Here are its process, benefits, and uses.
Types of Reamers: Understanding Each Reamer Performance
Reamers have complex geometries, various types, and applications. Read about how a reamer to use for sizing and finishing holes.
Alloy Steel vs Carbon Steel: Which One is Better to Choose?
Alloy steel vs carbon steel is an important comparison as both options have many useful properties. Learn more about their key differences and applications.
Honing Process: Definition, Operations, and Uses in Machining
How much do you know about honing? This article discussed what honing is, the types of honing operations, and their application across many industries.