Streamline Automation | Featured in Vectric’s Case Study | Halloween Horrors

Read Vectric‘s newest case study featuring Streamline Automation’s project of the Halloween Hall of Horror Props using the FROG3D and Vectric Aspire systems.   Here is a little snippet from their write up: “The tricksters at Streamline Automation had a ball when they completely transformed their shop into a floor-to-ceiling display of devilish proportion so […]

How To Cut Foam With a Hot Wire: 5 Tips

Cut Foam With a Hot Wire

Table of Contents Hot wire foam cutting is a professional service that uses numerical control technology and is considered one of the most advanced and efficient ways of quickly and efficiently processing foam materials. Hot wire foam cutters are used to create parts of different geometries and sizes. When cutting foam with a hot wire, […]

Recent Advancements In Materials

Recent Advancements In Materials

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining is a flexible and high-precision manufacturing process that is useful for the production of complex and accurate parts and products. Pre-programmed software controls the movement of tools and machinery to create a desired final product by using grinders, lathes, mills, and CNC routers. CNC machining removes material from a solid […]

Art Panels on the FROGMill

Problem A boardroom with a severe echo and loads of bland wall space Solution Criteria Provide sound deadening Be artistic and fun Not take up too much space Be simple to process and mount  Not obstruct electrical outlets Idea Create artistic panels mounted with a stand off from the wall Selected MDF as material for […]

Reverse Engineering – The Tools of The Trade

Reverse Engineering - The Tools of The Trade

Over the recent decades, reverse engineering has become an important aspect of product design and production processes utilized by manufacturers all over the world. Aerospace, software engineering, automotive, consumer goods, military, and manufacturing industries rely on reverse engineering when replicating a legacy part without documentation or drawings, analyzing and deconstructing a rival product, or modifying […]

Outsourcing vs. Bringing In-House

Bringing In-House Tractus machinery

Do you think you’re ready to make a new product? For many businesses, one of the greatest debates out there is around the benefits of in-house vs. outsourcing for projects. The production stage is crucial since it shapes the amount of customization, control, and planning that goes toward making your final product. Generally, outsourcing can […]

Negative Molds – How Foam Can Be Your Friend

Negative Foam Molds

Have you ever wondered how someone constructed that trade show character, or that complex two storey lobby display? The easy answer is foam! Expanded Polystyrene foam, also known as EPS, is regarded as one of the world’s most popular materials. We use this material almost every day and may not even notice it around us. […]

The Three Factors Of Project Management And How To Find Your Balance

A good project management plan is crucial to your project’s success and good leadership enables team members to stay focused and do their best work. A concise project management plan is essential to navigating through any problems that might come up and if required, it allows the leadership to refocus on their objectives to meet […]