Capabilities

Capabilities

Fikst offers a wide range of capabilities from concept to manufacturing. We also frequently partner with industrial design and electrical engineering firms as required to meet the needs of a project.


Innovation

  • Product Planning
  • Brainstorming
  • Intellectual Property Development

Engineering

  • Engineering
  • Design for Manufacturing and Assembly
  • Injection Molding Part Design
  • System Design
  • Optical Design & Computer Vision
  • Analysis & Simulation

Design Evaluation

  • Prototyping (in house FDM, SLA and CNC)
  • Force Testing
  • Leak Testing
  • Benchmarking

Manufacturing

  • Documentation Packages
  • Work Instructions
  • OEM Sourcing
  • Vendor Qualification
  • Short-Run Assembly
  • Optical Inspection
  • Transfer to Contract Manufacturing

Fluidics

  • Microfluidics
  • Millifluidics
  • CFD

Electronics Prototyping

  • Microcontroller Integration and Firmware
  • Motor Control
  • Prototype PCB Design and Build
  • Cable Assembly
  • Touch Screen Integration

Representative Projects

Facilities
  • 8,000 sq. ft. of project, shop and lab space
  • Machining centers including a high-speed spindle for sub .010 diameter machining
  • Rapid prototyping lab with 3 FDM and 2 SLA printers
  • Laser cutting lab with both large format and precision laser cutters
  • BSL-2 lab for working with biological samples
  • Metrology lab including single micron optical inspection
  • Silicone/PDMS casting lab
  • Combined force/position/leak-rate testing center used for characterizing seals
  • Cartridge manufacturing including an ultrasonic welder and clicker presses
  • Temperature/humidity chamber for HALT and HASS testing
Software
  • Solidworks
  • Solidworks analysis
  • Solidworks EPDM Professional
  • Comsol CFD
  • HSM Works
  • Matlab