Design Manuals

While Plasticwright has the capability to design your products and parts, we know many people do not have the resources to have their items designed professionally.  However the skills and knowledge required create objects can be learned.  Use the links below to get started creating your product.  Check back here frequently as additional resources will be added as they are discovered.

Drafting and 3D Modeling Software

Free and Inexpensive CAD Software: http://plasticwright.com/blog/cad-cheap-or-free/

Drafting and 3D Modeling Basics

Basics of Solid Modeling: http://machinedesign.com/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2013/08/SolidModeling.pdf

General Manufacturing Guidelines

Protolabs design general design aids: http://www.protolabs.com/resources

Injection Molding Design

GE Injection molding guidelines: http://plasticwright.com/files/8314/0476/4159/GE_plastic_design.pdf

Protolabs online design guide: http://www.protolabs.com/resources/molding-design-guidelines/

General Reference Books

http://www.youroldtimebookstore.com/

 

 

 

 

 

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