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Product Design & Assembly Features

Caps and plugs - shock absorption and preventing damage in transit

A key component in countless engineering applications, caps and plugs offer protection during the manufacturing process.

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Collaborative remote working through VR

COVID-19 has forced companies to explore how their multi-national teams can work remotely and still maintain high levels of collaboration. With this in mind, industrial design and innovation company Seymourpowell are utilising VR to work collaboratively from remote locations, by allowing its teams to ‘dial in’ and participate in the design process in real-time via tablets, phones and VR headsets.

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The University of Minnesota and Digi-Key quickly designed ventilators for COVID-19 use

The University of Minnesota and Digi-Key Electronics collaborated rapidly to make available a basic ventilator that can be manufactured quickly and inexpensively to help novel coronavirus sufferers.

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UV curing and tack free cures

Sometimes, cured UV adhesives have a tacky or sticky surface, even after being exposed to the correct amount of UV light – due to a phenomenon called oxygen inhibition. However, with a full understanding of the process, manufacturers can achieve tack free cures.

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