Merit 3D

START FROM SCRATCH

Our “Start from Scratch” path is specifically designed for customers who have a conceptual idea but lack a physical part or digital design files. This path is ideal for innovators and entrepreneurs who are at the very beginning of their product development journey, or established companies looking to jumpstart a new product.

Goal:

The goal of this path is to transform your initial concept into a tangible, well-designed product. Our team will work closely with you to understand your vision, providing professional design services from the ground up. We aim to develop a feasible, efficient, and market-ready design that aligns with your objectives and specifications.

Benefits of Choosing this Path

Full-Spectrum Design Services:

From conceptual sketches to detailed engineering drawings, our team will cover all aspects of the design process, ensuring that your idea is transformed into a viable product design.

Expert Guidance and Collaboration:

Benefit from our team's extensive experience in product design and development. We collaborate closely with you at every step, ensuring that your vision and feedback are integral to the design process.

Streamlined Path to Production:

Once the design is finalized, leverage our expertise in advanced additive manufacturing methods, to efficiently produce your newly designed part. Our streamlined process helps in reducing time-to-market for your product.

Step 1: Idea Consultation and Conceptualization
Step #1
Action: Schedule a consultation session with our design team.

Process: In this initial meeting, share your idea or concept. Our team will discuss your vision, objectives, and any specific requirements or constraints you have in mind.

Outcome: The aim is to have a clear understanding of what you envision, laying the groundwork for the initial design phase.

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Step 1: Idea Consultation and Conceptualization
Step 2: Design Development and Iteration
Step #2
Action: Our designers begin the process of transforming your idea into a tangible design.

Process: We will create initial sketches and digital renderings, bringing your concept closer to a feasible product design. This stage involves CAD (Computer-Aided Design) modeling and virtual simulations.

Iteration: Based on your feedback, we will make necessary revisions. This iterative process ensures that the design aligns perfectly with your vision and functional requirements.

Link to designing for 3d printing using Blender
Link to desiging for 3d printing using Fusion360
Step 2: Design Development and Iteration
Step 3: Final Design and Prototyping
Step #3
Action: Finalize the design and create a prototype.

Process: After finalizing the design, we move on to prototyping. This could involve 3D printing or other rapid prototyping techniques, allowing you to see and feel a physical representation of your product.

Review: You’ll have the opportunity to assess the prototype, ensuring it meets your expectations in terms of design, function, and quality.

Link to our Case Studies of production parts.
Step 3: Final Design and Prototyping
Step 4: Pre-Production Planning
Step #4
Action: Plan the transition from prototype to production.

Process: We will guide you through selecting materials, finalizing the manufacturing method, and outlining the production timeline. This stage also involves planning for scalability.

Preparation: Ensuring all elements are in place for a smooth transition to the manufacturing stage.

Link to our Materials page
Step 4: Pre-Production Planning
Step 5: Production and Quality Assurance
Step #5
Action: Begin the manufacturing of your product.

Manufacturing: We oversee the production process, applying the chosen manufacturing methods and techniques.

Quality Assurance: Rigorous quality checks are conducted throughout the production phase to ensure the final product adheres to the highest standards of quality and precision.

Link to Quality Assurance page
Step 5: Production and Quality Assurance
Conclusion
Conclusion
Embarking on the "Start from Scratch" path means transforming your initial idea into a market-ready product with our comprehensive support. Our team is committed to ensuring that each step of the journey, from concept to production, is handled with the utmost care and professionalism, turning your vision into reality.
Conclusion

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