Machining gets a bit more complex every year, and as a result, it can be challenging to keep pace with the do’s and don’ts of part design. But lowering the cost of machined parts while improving functionality can still be achieved by a few relatively simple adjustments to your part design or material selection.
This month’s tip discusses:
- Machining corner holes
- Deburring edges
- Avoiding unnecessary text
- Keeping an eye on thin features
- Reducing part complexity
- Selecting material alternatives