Mechanical Engineering at SurfaceID

Mechanical Engineering at SurfaceID

While the CEO of SurfaceID’s Montreal team is traditionally trained first and foremost in industrial design, the process of bringing a new invention from conception to manufacturing can’t be done without going through a thorough and extensive mechanical...
Prototyping with Vacuum Casting

Prototyping with Vacuum Casting

This low budget method allows to very quickly produce many plastic replicas from the silicone mold of a master model. Generally used for prototyping, the possible use of different materials available for injection allows to precisely reproduce the shape, feel (and...
Product Prototyping: Types of Prototypes

Product Prototyping: Types of Prototypes

As discussed in our previous blog on when, why and how to create a prototype, prototypes are key to consistently delivering great product design. By taking ideas from the page into the real world, prototypes inspire better design solutions. They also save you time and...
When, Why and How to Create a Prototype?

When, Why and How to Create a Prototype?

When to create your first prototype Afters rounds and rounds of brainstorming, you’ve finally come up with a product idea or invention that is worthy of moving from the idea phase to conception. This means you’ve gone through the lengthy screening process...