The Benefits of Prototyping

2 November 2018
2 November 2018, Comments: 0

You may be thinking of having your product idea manufactured, but first you should think about starting with a prototype first. Read on to see why.

What is a prototype and why is prototyping important?

A prototype is a manufactured original sample model that’s used to test, learn, and replicate from. Prototyping is necessary because it provides a real life test of your design and its functions and allows the manufacturer to get familiar with the product before potential full production.

While the cost of a one off unit for prototyping can be seen as a potential downside, we think it’s an essential part of getting a product to market. If you go all in without first testing a prototype you could end up with a whole batch of units with errors, and that’s going to cost you a lot more.

Where do I start?

Here at Sheet Metal Services we help streamline product design and testing while also ensuring that every sheet metal product is manufactured to the highest possible standards. We have a design team with skilled experienced engineers offering dedicated outsourcing services to our customers. We pride ourselves on providing a cost-effective solution to potential new products. Find out more about our prototype design & development services here or speak to our team on 0151 949 0889 /

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