Computer numeric control (CNC) machining, a subtractive manufacturing process, sequentially removes material from a raw...

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When a manufacturer’s industrial equipment breaks down, their production stops until they can make repairs. Similarly, a...

Learning a new skill to solve a problem has always been a hallmark of growth. Until recently, new skills for...

Tolerances are what determine the room for error in manufactured parts. Those measurements are critical in high-stress...

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

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...

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

Here at Plethora we believe that everyone should have access to the tools they need to create the things they want to see...