mass production

Oakland’s Open Insulin Project Aims to Disrupt Diabetes

Oakland’s Open Insulin Project Aims to Disrupt Diabetes

Medical patents typically last 20 years, but because of minor yet regular advancements to the insulin production process, these patents have been maintained for nearly a century. Biohackers working on the Open Insulin Project are now working to come up with their own protocol to create the compound that diabetics have relied on since 1922. […]

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OpenFixture Aims To Ease Testing and Programming

OpenFixture Aims To Ease Testing and Programming

OpenFixture is a parametric fixturing tool designed to ease the rigors of PCB testing.

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7 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Machine Shop

So you’ve designed the crucial part to your next big project and it’s time to send it to your local machine shop…

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Adding GPS to Your Electronic Product (and How to Scale Up)

Adding GPS to Your Electronic Product (and How to Scale Up)

If you’re planning on making a product with GPS capabilities here’s what you’ll need to know about available GPS modules and their relative cost.

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Is Manufacturing in China Right for Your Product?

Is Manufacturing in China Right for Your Product?

China may seem like the obvious answer to your mass production needs, but there’s some things you should consider before you commit.

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Turn Your Electronics Project into a Sellable Product

Turn Your Electronics Project into a Sellable Product

Have an idea you’d like to bring to market? In this series, John Teel walks through the process of scaling up from prototype to production. Follow each installment for a closer look at how to incorporate individual components. Do you dream of developing a hot, new hardware gadget and bringing it to market? Maybe your […]

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How to Cut Heatshrink and Wire to Precise Lengths Quickly and Cheaply

How to Cut Heatshrink and Wire to Precise Lengths Quickly and Cheaply

Laziness that motivates efficiency is a virtue.

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