When creating a design for metal fabrication, it’s important to make sure your fabricator will be able to easily translate the design into your desired product. In order to create a useful design, there are certain considerations you should take into account. Here are some tips to optimize your design for metal fabrication.
Designing products for manufacturing requires a mentality that necessitates a constant vigilance to design parts with their future manufacturing requirements in mind. By taking certain aspects into consideration early on, it’s less likely that you will have to return to your design for drastic changes later on, likely saving you both time and money.
CAMM Metals CAD program offers real-time feedback for machined parts, but there are some design choices you can make to avoid encountering future issues. Here are some common mistakes we’ve noticed in designs for manufacturing that are easily avoidable. Avoiding these mistakes will help to save time and money over the lifecycle of a product.