Tolerances Stack Up
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Tolerances directly influence the cost and performance of a product. Smaller tolerances can make a part more difficult to manufacture and therefore often more expensive. With this in mind, it is important to find a balance between the manufacturability of the part, its functionality, and its cost.

MEP EP#276: Skippy Documentation
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Are Stephen's LM338 regulators fake? Parker uses X-Ray vision to find out the answer! This and an Adventure in Plastic Injection Molding this week.
MEP EP#274: The Pinch Load
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What are the common Design Rule Check errors that Parker and Stephen see as Contract Manufacturers? Are these DRC errors the ones that you run into?
Platform Update: MacroFab Redefines How Hardware Product Companies Get Work Done
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With this new release, teams can now use MacroFab's free Cloud Manufacturing Platform to collaborate and self-organize their team members using simple role-based permissions. Once teams are set up, your Engineers can click a button and send a purchase request to their Supply Chain teammates, all within the MacroFab Platform.

MEP EP#273: Beating the Heat
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The PinoTaur has reached production status but not without supply chain issues..OF COURSE! Bonus discussion about thermal management for PCBA.