JBC Technologies Blog

Three Reasons Why Digital Die Cutting Is Great for Rapid Prototyping

Posted by Mark Swanson on Oct 14, 2016 3:00:00 PM

Digital die cutting isn’t just another way to produce parts from foam, felt, foil, insulation, cork, rubber, and other materials. As a rapid prototyping method, this parts production technique meets the urgent needs of design engineers. When deadlines are tight, digital die cutting delivers. Yet speed alone doesn’t explain all of its advantages.

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Topics: Die Cutting, Product Development

Don’t Forget the Thermal Insulation

Posted by Mark Swanson on Aug 25, 2016 9:24:17 AM

What can home improvements teach us about the importance of thermal insulation in product design? During a recent remodeling project, an electrician removed an old light fixture from above a bathtub. The general contractor then removed the rest of the ceiling and made an unwelcome discovery. As the contractor explained to the homeowner, the 2 x 4s that surrounded the old light fixture had large black spots that weren’t pine knots. The bathroom hadn’t gone up in flames, but the burn marks were alarming.

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Topics: Thermal Management, Product Development

Three Things Engineers Need to Know About Product Development

Posted by Mark Swanson on Aug 11, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Do you need to develop a new product or revise an existing design? For engineers, challenges like these are all in a day’s work. Yet there never seem to be enough hours in the day. Sometimes, finding enough time for product development can be difficult. By partnering with JBC Technologies, however, you can discover value-added solutions that save you time and money. Material selection, rapid prototyping, and process engineering are three ways we can help.

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Topics: Engineering, Product Development

Making the Right Choice: Rotary vs. Flat Bed Die Cutting

Posted by Joe Bliss on Dec 22, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Ten voices are pressuring you to get your product launched. You don’t have time to worry about how someone can produce enough die cuts fast or accurate enough to silence the rattle, stop the leak or hold the assembly that’s become a show stopper one week before your launch date.  Good news. You don’t have to.  A precision die cutter can handle it.

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Topics: Product Development, Die Cutting