Conceptual Rapid Prototyping
Due to the 3D revolution in the prototyping industry, companies can now fast-track the stages of the product development process and accelerate products to the market. 3D printing enables ‘prototyping’ to become ‘rapid prototyping’, a process that delivers greater team and organizational efficiency and better product insight thereby averting poor decisions that could be lengthy and costly to rectify.
Concept Verification (FORM)
Where initial design concepts are rapidly iterated upon in basic quality. This is the stage where designers try to “fail fast” and at the lowest cost possible to find the right form, size and orientation of their product.
Featured Case Studies
Brooks Running Happy - EN Polyjet Case Study
Footwear manufacturer Brooks Running uses its Connex3 3D Printer for in-house prototyping and fast design validation. The company estimates it saves at least $500 per shoe design and halves its design validation with rapid prototyping.