Folks often approach our team at 3DChimera with only an idea or a drawing of the product they want made. That drawing may be on the back of a napkin or a CAD rendering. The next step in the design process is to see the idea in real life: to hold something physical in their hands. This is the prototype stage.
So how can 3D Printing, 3D CAD and 3DChimera reduce prototyping costs for our afore-mentioned folks?
Each tool on the production line can cost up to hundreds of dollars to replace, and often spare tool inventory is kept slim to manage towards profit.
So how can advanced manufacturing help? There are two approaches, incremental and disruptive. Which one suits you best?