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3D Prototype Services for Electronic Enclosure Design and Development

3D Prototype Services for Electronic Enclosure Design and Development

2019-10-26

Most electronic products include an enclosure that is designed to be perfectly integrated with the PCB and software. Tuowei adopts a variety of methods to prototype these enclosures. For example, we provide 3d prototype services. Since the whole process is iterative in nature, it may be necessary to make multiple revisions before finalizing the design. In this article, we will introduce you why the enclosure is important and how we render 3d prototype services.

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The reason why electronic products need a well-designed enclosure is that these products have one thing in common - they are susceptible to elements. Damp, grime and any other detritus can effortlessly turn a valuable product into a worthless paperweight. Your customers know that the vulnerabilities of any electronic devices and will obviously prefer items that are elaborate, robust and appealing. It takes a rugged enclosure to guarantee predictable functionality and eye-catching visual aesthetics for the product.

Even if your circuit board does not fail during development, real-world situations will quickly have a toll on almost any digital device. Our teams can cooperate with you to turn your vision into reality and create a product enclosure that can stand up to routine wear and tear. Our professional engineers are experienced in electronic product design and can help you make attractive exterior casings that attract the attention of potential customers. Want to know how this process works? The procedure of our 3d prototype services could not be simpler, so keep reading to find out how it works.

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EVALUATE PROTOTYPING STAGE

The cost of your project largely depends upon the sort of procedure we use to build your prototype. We understand that our customers' benefits include clear communication between our in-house engineering and design disciplines to ensure that the right product criteria, materials, performance and component selections are incorporated into the product structure and specifications at an early stage. Experience and tested design methodology have proven that in this way, the number of design iterations can be greatly reduced, so does development time and costs. From the very start, we took into account your unique budget needs to proceed with the most practical prototypes we can create. Our goal is to fulfill your requirements while not overcharging for our solutions.

Prototype budgets usually change with time. In the first phase of prototyping, you will not need to invest too much money in prototyping, as this may or may not result in the design of the final product. Your electronic product concept might make sense on paper, but developing an effective electronics casing sometimes requires a trial-and-error strategy. In these cases, 3d prototype services are the ideal choices because 3d printing is a low-cost and quick kind of prototyping.

On the flip side, if you are farther along on your own prototyping, with various iterations previously finished and analyzed, it might be time to proceed to a procedure more closely resembling the final item. That is a crucial phase of designing. Now a broad array of low volume manufacturing techniques and facilities are available to model product layouts for evaluation, promotion and pre-manufacturing testing to help eliminate expensive manufacturing tooling mistakes. A service like injection molding will create prototypes together with the aesthetics and functionality which closely fit your eyesight for the consumer-ready edition.

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CHOOSE THE MATERIAL

The material you choose to construct the prototype is just as vital as the form of the prototype. For that reason, it's vital to consider the specific properties you expect for your product type, as well as the last design. Are you looking for the feature of moisture resistant? How about some translucent materials? These are the questions that all product designers should ask themselves before proceeding onto prototyping. Here the Tuowei staff can offer you the materials you required to make a product with the specific characteristics you have in mind.

Consider the kinds of priorities which matter most to your merchandise:

Required characteristics

Recommended materials

Speed and cost-effectiveness

ABS, PLA

Design precision

Nylon, standard resin, metals

Feature of moisture-proof

ASA

High-temperature resistance

Aluminum, high-temperature resins

Flexible material

Nylon, TPU

Smooth surface

SLA, material jetting

Transparency

Transparent resins, transparent polycarbonate

CHECK OUT Selecting the Right Material for Your CNC Prototype

Some electronic device enclosures require comprehensive features, so it may be difficult to know the exact materials required for the product. No matter which stage of the prototyping process you are in, our prototyping experts can guide you.

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CONSIDER MORE DETAILS

If your electronics enclosure has multiple or connected components, you will need to use other fasteners, brackets, hinges, or other types of accessories to assemble them all together. At Tuowei Prototype, we can give you the functionality you need to create the features you envision.

For example, our 3d prototype services are ideal for making threaded fasteners, snap fits, interlocking joints, and threaded fasteners. If the prototype asks for CNC machining, press-fit might be a better selection. When you require direction on design elements that are easy to overlook, you can count on our expertise.

GET PROTOTYPING

Ready to go further with the final electronics? We are always here to offer help. If you have any questions about the way we work or the services we can offer, please feel free to contact our team. We are willing to providing the required housing solution for your prototype!

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