CNC Milling Process

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In one form or another, the CNC milling process is involved in the vast majority of tangible products in modern industrial manufacturing. While it only directly makes a small fraction of parts, it’s the most common method to create tooling, so it’s difficult to avoid altogether.

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Creativity | Unfiltered: Peltier Element

Peltier elements look like flat, usually square, plates with two wires extending from it. Between these two surfaces is an array of semiconductors in series alternating between n-type and p-type (n-type has “n” for “negative” or lots of extra electrons; p-type has “p” for “positive” or shortage of electrons).

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Evil Genius LifeHack: Lasers

Most people are well familiar with light when it comes to white light and how it can be separated by a prism to a spectrum of colors, but life’s not all just sunshine and rainbows. Here, we’re going to get into how light can be produced so intensely that it can burn, cut, and destroy (cue evil villain laugh).

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Plastic Injection Molding Process

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The plastic injection molding process is arguably the most common process in product manufacturing in the current age by volume of parts. Properties of plastics now make them suitable for things you wouldn’t have even imagined possible just a few decades ago. Injection molding quickly and inexpensively shapes these plastics into useful parts.

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Creativity | Unfiltered: The E Myth

Unlike many of that sort of book which prescribes a strategy or method that, effective as it may be, becomes utterly forgettable - this one is different. In The E Myth Revisited, Michael Gerber touches the very raw and very personal emotions of the small business startup.

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Aluminum Extrusion Process

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Creating extrusions is a process where soft(ish) materials are confined within a space, then that space is shrunk while leaving only a small opening for the material to escape

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