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We share information, tips and things we've learned from our years in the rapid prototyping and manufacturing industry.


Online Manufacturing Platforms VS Traditional Manufacturing Companies: Are Online AI Quotation Systems Smart Enough? featured image
Thursday July 14, 2022

Online manufacturing platforms are the most popular places to order rapid prototypes and production parts, you just have to upload your 3D CAD files, fill in the information about material, quantity, and surface finish, and you will have the quotation in seconds. If you are happy with the price, you can order straight away. Online […]


Anatomy of a plastic injection molding machine: Hopper, screw, clamping unit & more featured image
Thursday July 7, 2022

Injection molding is the go-to manufacturing process for the mass manufacture of plastic parts. Central to the molding process is the plastic injection molding machine, a large piece of machinery that consists of two parts, an injection unit and a clamping unit. The injection molding process is fast, accurate, highly repeatable, and extremely cost-effective in […]


Custom golf divot tools: A great way to personalize your next round featured image
Friday June 17, 2022

Maintaining the condition of the putting green is essential to a successful round of golf. Custom golf divot tools, made using 3D printing of CNC machining, are a great way to improve your putting game while personalizing the golfing experience. Few sports are as dependent on the condition of the playing field as golf. In […]


How Much Do Injection Molding Costs and How to Estimate It? featured image
Thursday June 16, 2022

What is the cost of injection molding? This is a commonly asked question by people wondering about adopting this technology. Injection molding is a popular manufacturing process for creating many parts and components. As such, learning about the costs of producing an injection molded part is vital before considering this process for your manufacturing operation. This […]


Understanding die casting featured image
Sunday April 3, 2022

From engine blocks to door handles, die casting is a fast, accurate, and repeatable metal production technique suitable for large or small parts. Die casting parts have an excellent surface finish, and the process is compatible with a range of non-ferrous metals. Because of the high startup costs associated with die casting, the process is […]


Polyurethane casting design tips featured image
Wednesday March 2, 2022

Aajogo’s polyurethane casting service lets you make small batches of plastic parts at a much lower cost than injection molding. These high-quality prototypes have a great surface finish and can provide a pathway to mass produced molded parts. Many product designers are, however, unfamiliar with polyurethane casting, which requires a unique set of design considerations […]


Why 2D drawing are important when ordering parts from a manufacturer featured image
Tuesday February 15, 2022

Digital 3D files have changed the way engineers work with manufacturers. Engineers can now design a part using CAD software, send the digital file to a manufacturer, and have the manufacturer make the part directly from the file using digital manufacturing techniques like CNC machining. But although digital files have made manufacturing faster and simpler, […]


What is ‘machinability’ and how is it measured? featured image
Saturday January 22, 2022

The manufacturing process of machining is a versatile and effective means of cutting metal and plastic. It can create very fine details with tight tolerances, and it is highly cost-effective for making prototypes and small batches of parts. However, machining doesn’t work equally well for all materials. Because the process uses a powerful rotating cutting […]


Sinker EDM vs wire EDM: Main differences and applications featured image
Friday January 14, 2022

Electrical discharge machining (EDM) is a non-conventional subtractive manufacturing process that excels at cutting through very hard materials. Unlike ordinary machining, EDM can cut through metals without making contact. It does this by creating an electrical spark that erodes material from the metal workpiece. EDM isn’t suitable for all applications, but it is an essential […]


3D printing composite materials: An introductory guide featured image
Tuesday December 28, 2021

Additive manufacturing can be used with a wide range of materials, from high-performance thermoplastics like PEEK to aerospace-ready metals like titanium. Sometimes, however, engineers want to combine the properties of two different materials, and one of the best ways to do this is by using composites. Used in processes like FDM and SLS (as well […]