At LAVA we frequently receive questions about USB-C devices and their capabilities from our customers. These questions largely revolve around why different USB-C devices will not perform all of the features the specification claims they can. The answer is that just because a mobile device is capable of a USB-C connection, does not mean it
I’ve heard it said that a successful product is a combination of perspiration, inspiration, desperation and pure raw luck. Yes, desperation is part of the equation! Sometimes in a positive and sometimes in a destructive way but, as they say, nothing focuses the mind more than a noose around your neck and nothing focuses your
It may not be obvious but the field of electronics, specifically electronics manufacturing, relies heavily on something rarely associated with electronics – metallurgy. Now you may be asking what in the world would metallurgy have to do with electronics, but in fact, without some base principles and understanding of metallurgy none of LAVA’s products, from
LAVA’s latest case study explores how the VC-OEM power adapter provides an effective phone charging solution for motorcycles. Discover how the VC-OEM charges a smartphone straight from the motorcycle, with no separate battery packs or charging breaks required. Focus on the journey, and keep your phone charged while riding with the VC-OEM.
Earlier this summer, we published an article explaining why we use prototypes in our manufacturing process. This week, we want to expand on that aspect of production, and demonstrate in-depth, how prototypes are designed and constructed using 3D printing. Many of our prototypes and small part production processes rely on this technique for quick, accurate,
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At LAVA, we are committed to ensuring that our products meet the highest quality standards demanded both internally and by our customers. To accomplish this, we perform the majority of manufacturing, including soldering components onto PCBs, at our production facility in Toronto, Canada. Soldering is an essential part of our manufacturing process, and in order