Choosing the right type of seals

Choosing the right type of seals

When it comes to choosing the right seal type for a product, there are a few critical questions that should first be answered to avoid malfunctions. Depending on the particular seal’s application, an incorrectly chosen seal can result in poor performing...
Common Plastics in Industrial Design

Common Plastics in Industrial Design

Plastics come in all types. At SurfaceID, we use our experience in working with them to choose the best match for your project. Here are some of the most commonly used plastics. Polyolefin Includes Polypropylene (PP), Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) and High Density...
How to choose a supplier in China?

How to choose a supplier in China?

As an American or Canadian entrepreneur, choosing a supplier overseas can be a difficult and daunting task. We’re several thousand miles away, primarily English-speaking and largely unfamiliar with Chinese law, business practices and culture. So how can we possibly be...
Surface Finishing: Awesome Decorating Techniques

Surface Finishing: Awesome Decorating Techniques

In industrial design, when manufacturing plastic and metal parts, standard surface finishes such as textured moulds and powder coating can do a good job of protecting and colouring parts. But here are a few surface finishing decorating techniques that will really kick...