What is a prototype?

- Mar 01, 2018 -

A prototype is a model of a product which is used for testing before a manufacturing run is ordered. Many companies run through several prototypes when developing a new product, as they learn more about the manufacturing process, how people will use it, and how it can be broken. 

Rapid prototyping (RP) technology is an advanced manufacturing technology developed in 90s, is one of the key technologies for the development of new products and manufacturing enterprises, to promote product innovation, shorten the development cycle of new products, improve product competitiveness has a positive role in promoting. Since the advent of this technology, has been widely the application in the manufacturing industry in developed countries, and lead to a technical field of the emerging