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STAR talks about scale, manufacturing and measurement

  All images Copyright © 2012 Cary and Michael Huang (http://htwins.net) We will assume that if you’re reading this then you fit the general profile of a creative, intelligent person of good taste and breeding. You’re also interested in engineering,...

Our 6 Top Picks for Movies with Machine Tools

We all know how much Hollywood loves to glamorize some lives over others. How many movies can you think of that tell us all about the fast-paced, exciting and sexy world of Wall Street bankers, slick big-city lawyers, Washington politicians and, of course, cops. Take...

The top 7 ways of forming plastics

Derived from both Latin and Greek (plasticus and plastikos), the modern usage of the term “plastic” is said to have been coined in 1907 by Leo Baekeland, the creator of bakelite. He really should have copyrighted the use of that word, so ubiquitous has it...

Designing the perfect music system

There’s no more sure-fire way to kick up a cloud of dust among music lovers than to bring up the old digital-vs-analog argument. It’s almost as bad as asking who’s the greatest rock guitarist, or which Beatles album is the best (answer: all of them)....

STAR announces ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certification

OHSAS 18001  ISO 14001 STAR announces that we have received ISO 14001 : 2004 and BS OHSAS 18001 : 2007 certification Yes, we know that sounds like a mouthful, so let’s simply call these two complementary programs ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. The 14001 standard of...

STAR talks about the value of work in the information age

It’s no secret that we at Star Prototype like to make things. We talk about designs and tools and rapid manufacturing, and we celebrate the work of other like-minded people and companies. To us this is not solely an economic decision, one choice among many....

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