Blog March 2019

Our Collected Thoughts

What’s new at LeClaire Manufacturing? What’s happening in the aluminum casting industry, and what does it mean for your business? Read our blog posts to find out!


March 20, 2019

Product design tailored to the CNC machining process is one of the easiest ways to lower production costs, yet it is often treated as a cursory consideration during the design process — not the major cost (and time) saving factor that it can be. To be clear, in the early stages of design, unfettered brainstorming and concepting is fine (and even preferable). Though as you fine-tune the product and approach the stage of generating technical drawings to be used for production, it can be extraordinarily helpful to begin incorporating best practices and standards for the CNC machining process.