Identify your goal of prototyping based on what stage your product development is on.
is used for experimenting and validating the designed features base on technical feasibility.
includes features, functions, materials and finishes of the final product. It is meant to demonstrate the aesthetic, usability, and functionality components of your product. Show it off to your investors, use it to develop marketing and sales materials, and even submit to crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter to serve your business purpose.
is where components come together to take shape as a functional device. The prototype will provide insights of how components will work together as a whole, as well as identify possible limitations or shortcomings in your design.
is a one-off version of your final product, used to test and analyze the product before investing in tooling as well as to address any last possible issues that needs to be fixed.
Make sure to choose the right technique
among CNC machining, 3D printing, laser cutting, sheet bending, welded structure manufacturing, Vacuum casting, sand casting, and more.