Avoid the Top 8 Micro Design Mistakes

Avoid the Top 8 Micro Design Mistakes

Nothing is more frustrating for micro part designers than to spend countless hours on a new drawing, only to get to the manufacturing phase and find out they need to make significant revisions or compromises.Here are some recommendations from MTD’s tooling department...
STEAM Students Visit MTD

STEAM Students Visit MTD

Today, we were honored to host the students and staff from Dudley-Charlton Regional School District’s STEAM program. The students that attended were the award recipients from the recent first annual science fair competition. MTD was proud to sponsor the...
Bioabsorbables vs. Thermoplastics: The Key Differences

Bioabsorbables vs. Thermoplastics: The Key Differences

For micro medical components, there is a wide variety of materials to choose from. Most micromolding materials fall into two categories: thermoplastics and bioabsorbables. Thermoplastics are polymers that become pliable and moldable above a specific temperature and...
MTD Accepts Manufacturing Excellence Award

MTD Accepts Manufacturing Excellence Award

On April 26, MTD accepts the Manufacturing Excellence Award for small business category at Worcester Business Journal‘s 2nd Annual Manufacturing Summit. The event took place at The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester and was attended by the best of the best...
Micro Tip: Datum Symbols

Micro Tip: Datum Symbols

Datum Feature Symbol Placement Our engineering teams have reviewed hundreds of Micro Part Designs over the years. And one mistake that is commonly seen in micro part drawings is the placement of the datum feature symbol. When in line with a dimension line, like datum...
Monty Tech Students Visit MTD

Monty Tech Students Visit MTD

Today, we were happy to host the students and staff from Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School. We took them on a tour of our shop including the tooling department, molding department, and quality lab. Our team is always excited to show others what we do...
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