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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

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Product Prototyping of your invention designs just got better at Lime Design. First of all, our new German RepRap X400 and Mark ForgedTwo 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 in [...]

Fund Your Invention: A Product Developer Tells You How

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A One-Time Cash Injection, Like a Tax Refund, Can Help You Fund Your Invention Funding your invention doesn’t have to slow your dreams of being an inventor. The average tax refund can pay for enough development to start finding investors. Rodrigo Lima is an inventor at heart. A big idea guy and a maker, he knew [...]

Downsides to Licensing Your Product Invention

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While licensing may seem like a great way to go there are downsides to licensing your product You may not have control of your product Many times, you’ll have no control over the packaging, distribution, cost, sales, marketing or even how the product is produced. Many products don’t get produced A company may even go [...]

3 Helpful Tips To Improve Your Product Development

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Aircraft Pedal - Finite Analysis for Product Development Every prototype designer likes to get their prototypes done quickly, however that is not always the most efficient way. Sometimes you’ll spend days attempting to solve a product development problem that could have been prevented during an initial analysis. There are many different ways that you can analyze [...]

Lime Lingo: Non-Disclosure Agreement

What is a Non-Disclosure Agreement? A Non-Disclosure Agreement is a confidentiality agreement, also referred to as an NDA. This legal document creates a legal obligation to privacy and compels those who agree to keep all specified information between the parties involved. NDA's are common across several business settings. These documents are a good ways to protect [...]

Lime Lingo: Industrial Design

What is Industrial Design? As defined by the IDSA (Industrial Designers of America), Industrial Design is "the professional service of creating products and systems that optimize function, value and appearance for the mutual benefit of the user and manufacturer." Industrial designers develop a concept and its specifications through the collection and analysis of information given [...]

5 Common Product Development Mistakes

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Product development is a series of steps that includes the conceptualization, design, development and marketing of newly created or newly re-branded goods or services. The objective of product development is to cultivate, maintain and increase a company's market share by satisfying a consumer demand. This is much easier said than done! There are several mistakes [...]

Product Prototype – 6 Useful Tips for Developing Yours

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Building a product prototype is an important part of turning an idea into a concrete reality. The prototype is what you will use to present your product to future investors. These are 6 tips you should consider when developing a product prototype. 1. Don't Wait You’ve finally decided to take that first step. So what do [...]

Lime Lingo: Intellectual Property

What is Intellectual Property? Intellectual property (IP) is any creative work whose rights are owned by a company.  IP can come in many forms including a design, invention, image, process, trade secrets or even a manuscript. These rights are established through legal means such as a trademark, copyright or patent. Your IP is extremely valuable [...]
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