Community Involvement—FIRST Robotics

Preparation is the key to success.  QTI Design & Quality Tool prepares local high school students for success by sponsoring a local FIRST Robotics team.  This competition encourages students to develop skills in engineering.  According to FIRST Robotics, after joining, 88% of participants are more interested in doing well in school and 92% more interested […]

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Concept Through Production—A Full Service Approach

The year is 1995 Quality Tool’s engineers are experts of sheet metal design and the customers want to lower their manufacturing expenses.  After realizing the demand, our executives decided to begin offering a design service.  Developing products that are efficiently manufactured was, and still is, the main purpose of QTI Design & Prototype. We have […]

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3 Indicators of a Quality Prototype Design

As a potential product moves closer and closer to final production, there is a need to experience the product hands-on and identify potential issues. Through prototyping, designers and manufacturers are able to produce test models of products in order to ensure that they are releasing the best final product possible. A reliable prototype is an […]

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The Role of Communication in Design

At any stage in product development, multiple individuals or teams may be involved.  In addition to teams and individuals who are directly related to the project, it is likely that there are also outside individuals involved, such as contract engineers.  Any time when there is more than one individual involved in a process, communication is […]

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What is Preproduction and Why is it Important?

In the world of live theatre, the week before opening night is called “tech week”. Every night during tech week, leading up to the time before the first curtain, cast and crew come together for long hours and late nights to perform the show act for act. Test audiences are present and there are no […]

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