Design Products Company

Markforged 3D printers have gained a reputation as being versatile, and that versatility extends further than most people realize. That is why we made an unboxing video of the Markforged sample kit, which showcases the variety of uses and materials already available. That includes threaded components, fiberglass, carbon fiber reinforced Onyx, and even metal – all to the exact specifications demanded by the job. The final printed products have a default resolution of up to 100 microns for a smooth finish. Watch [...]

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Innovative Part: Ethernet Organizer

Innovative Designs and Parts introduces the Ethernet Organizer.  This month, we have the part concept of Ethernet organizer from Geza Czako, the founder of Any IT Services. He works with small businesses, helping them design and maintains their servers, computers, and networks. Network cabling can easily become a mess of cords.  A creative solution was originally made using a Makerbot to test print a few Ethernet wire organizers. After reviewing the finish it was determined that printing a bunch of them in [...]

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Innovative Designs and Parts: Fiber Clamp

For our first Innovative part, we chose the ‘Fiber Clamp’, designed by Tim Lagosh, one of our applications engineers. Markforged winds the fiber spools under tension and if care is not taken during installation the fiber can spring and create a birds nest.  Tension is held on the spool with tape during shipping but when dealing with partial spools, the stickiness of the tape can be less effective after several uses. Tim’s clamp, with it’s elliptical profile can flex [...]

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Why 3D Printing?

Often times we come in contact with people that question the validity of 3D printers, after working with Markforged and understanding the Mark Two better, we are able to give people better answers.  For those that are skeptics of what 3D printing can do for their business here are some frequently asked questions and answers that might help. If you work in the manufacturing, engineering or production industry, do you often work with either CNC machines?  Do you work with [...]

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Our Promotional Giveaway

Nothing annoys me more than a useless promotional giveaway. Why bother? We’ve all been to seminars, demonstrations, and product launches where you are given ‘something’ that will sit on your desk taking up space.  One day you realize that the product that was launched, when you were gifted with this exquisite little inconvenience, has long been discontinued, and finally, you throw the damned thing out. Promotional giveaways can be as useful, yet mundane as a branded pen, notepad, or USB [...]

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iPhone Charging Stand

3D Printed iPhone Charging Stand Printed as two separate parts, the iPhone charger part and the Apple watch part then super glue together. The charging cord gets wrapped through the bottom of the stand to prevent the cord from breaking, the charger end of it fits tightly into the slot allowing users to easily detach and reattach their phones.  The Apple watch charging magnet bed, fits snug into the hole to prevent it from falling off the stand. Once assembled, the [...]

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The Mark Two Event

Join Us September 7th 11 AM to 3 PM We are celebrating the Mark Two from Markforged with our special guest speaker Veronika Tyukova. At our Newington location we will provide free lunch, giveaways and the demonstrations/tutorials will run at various times between the hours above.  All are welcome to join, please reserve your seat or contact us for more information.  Confirm your reservation by August 30th  [email protected] | 1-860-666-8573 The Mark Two is designed to maximize product output, manufacturing processes, while decreasing costs and time to [...]

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Rebrand

Design Products Company Rebrand It’s the same excellent customer support, technical services and reliable products – but with enhanced technologies to improve our customer’s processes and business needs. When technology evolves, so must we all.  We continue to prioritize our customer’s needs, provide the optimal solutions based on knowledge and experience on our products and services. Our exceptional team of engineers and technician professionals work diligently to ensure the best solution possible that will maximize output, streamline office processes, save money and [...]

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Design Products Company Rebrands

We integrating new technologies, such as 3D printers and advanced 2D printers. Our business policy and customer services are not changing. We believe providing the best for our clients and have continued that for generations. We are now certified resellers and trainers. Since 39+ years of business supporting architects, engineers, designers, manufacturers and other industries we’ve learned how to keep up with our customers demands and the changes in technologies.  From graphing tools and utensils to wide format plotters and [...]

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