product design

We found the Five Best Flex Arms on Amazon

May 26, 2023

After nearly seven decades of producing them, we consider ourselves flex arm experts. From lamps to medical devices to, well, just about anything you can think of – we’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what makes a flex arm great.  So with that in mind, we thought we’d share some of that knowledge…


What does it cost for a flex arm prototype?

May 19, 2023

The cost to create a prototype flex arm product is fairly straightforward for us at Moffatt Products, born from decades of creating flex arms for a variety of industries. That said, we thought we’d clear up some of the terminology AND pricing questions around our flex arm prototyping process. It’s hard to produce anything in…


Pre-production cost vs production cost in a flex arm: What are you paying for?

May 11, 2023

Creating new medical devices sounds expensive and daunting. To understand the costs you might incur let’s break them into two buckets – preproduction and production. Every OEM and medical device component manufacturer follows their own process. We thought we’d take a moment to break down production and pre-production costs for our flex arms. We do…


Can I get flex arm replacements? 

April 26, 2023

Great engineering can help mitigate many potential problems, but let’s be real for a second: sometimes, components fail. With flex arms, it’s exceedingly rare, but it does happen. In our case (and in field experience) we’ve found that most of our Moffatt lamps last a lifetime – in fact, most are probably still sitting where…