Eric Weinhoffer

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Additive versus Subtractive Manufacturing

Posted on December 19, 2017

There are many different manufacturing processes and tools available, but when it comes to analyzing the categories,...

Rapid Prototyping: Steel 101

Posted on December 4, 2017

Steel is an incredibly popular material, and for good reason: it comes in a huge variety of types with different...

4 Design For Assembly Considerations

Posted on November 6, 2017

Although proper Design for Manufacturing requires the utmost care be taken during the design of your product,...

An Introduction to Workholding

Posted on October 31, 2017

For those unfamiliar with subtractive processes like milling or turning, the necessity of workholding may surprise you....

Threading 101: An Introduction to Threading

Posted on September 20, 2017

Threading is the process of creating screw threads for fastening things together. Threaded parts are incredibly common,...

Although metal is often the go-to material choice for engineering applications, plastics are a great option for many...

Milling machines have been influential in the world of production and manufacturing for decades. Without them, countless...

5 Ways to Design for Cost with Milling

Posted on July 14, 2017

Milling is a manufacturing process used across a variety of industries to create parts of all shapes, sizes and...

The Evolution of Precision Tools

Posted on June 21, 2017

Machine tools have come a long way since their Bronze Age forerunners. Milling machines in particular, which were first...

Design for Manufacturing (DFM) is a mentality that should be ever-present in the minds of designers - it is a constant...