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Lime Lingo: Brainstorming

What Is Brainstorming? Brainstorming is when people get together to generate lots of ideas in a group session. The term was coined in the 1950s and became increasingly popular for decades, before falling out of practice for awhile in favor of top-down management. Recently,  brainstorming is popular again – and for good reasons. Overall, we’re [...]

Lime Lingo: Design for the Environment (DFE)

What Is Design for the Environment? Design for the Environment, or DFE,  is the industrial design approach that considers the impact of product design and development on human health and the environment. Designers and product developers incorporate their concerns into all stages of the product, from eco-minded materials to energy efficiency to end-of-life issues. All [...]

Lime Lingo: Carbon Fiber 3-D Printing Material

What Is Carbon Fiber? Carbon fiber is quickly becoming one of 3-D printing’s most valuable materials. It’s stronger than titanium, as light as plastic, and has an attractive, smooth finish.  We’re big fans of it here at Lime Design, especially now that we have the industry’s coolest, new composite 3-D printers. As a 3-D printing [...]

Lime Lingo: Composite 3D Printing

3D printing is getting better all the time. Composite 3D printing is the next big step, another way for you to create prototypes and products with composite materials, like carbon fiber,  fiberglass,  Kevlar and thermoplastics such as Nylon. What is Composite 3D Printing? Composite 3D printing comprised of a main thermoset plastic such as Nylon [...]

Product Prototyping of Invention Designs with 3D Printer

[youtube]T6QWVao06jQ[/youtube] Product Prototyping of your invention designs just got better at Lime Design. First of all, our new German RepRap X400 and Mark ForgeTwo Pro 3d printers make it possible for our clients to speed up the process of getting their products to market. Lime Design is a Fort Lauderdale-based Product Development Company that specializes [...]

Lime Lingo: Microcontroller

What is a Microcontroller? A microcontroller by definition is a computer present in a single integrated circuit which is dedicated to perform one task and execute one specific application. It contains memory, programmable input/output peripherals as well as a processor. Ultimately it is an electronic component that acts kind of like a brain. The microcontroller takes [...]

Lime Lingo: Microprocessors

What Is A Microprocessor A microprocessor is a tiny electronic chip found inside electronic devices. Its basic function is to take input, process it and then provide appropriate output. On the surface, its job may seem like an easy task, but modern microprocessors perform trillions of instructions per second. In the beginning, systems were not very [...]
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