Hood Tech Corp-Mechanical, Inc. engineers begin the development of any new product with a conceptual design. In the drawing below, an example is given of one step in the design process: the visual layout of a new product.
The Mark 4 , the latest of Hood Tech Corp-Mechanical, Inc. launchers, began as a concept illustrated by this drawing.
And became this prototype.
The chart below shows the steps in the product development process followed by Hood Tech Corp-Mechanical, Inc.
Hood Tech Corp-Mechanical, Inc. develops a complete system until it is fully functional. We work with our customers to make sure all sub-systems are working and well integrated with the overall system.
For example, Hood Tech Corp-Mechanical, Inc. was called on to integrate a tethered balloon system using a pair of Hood Tech Corp-Mechanical, Inc. video cameras. After developing the housing for the cameras, and the attachment system to link the payload with the balloon line, Hood Tech Corp-Mechanical, Inc. also devised a pitch leveling system, the electronic signal links, supporting software, a user interface, ground equipment, and a manual describing the system and how to operate it (Tethered Balloon System Manual).
Hood Tech Corp-Mechanical, Inc. provides product support in the form of performance prediction, technical support and verification testing. In the example that follows, Hood Tech Corp-Mechanical, Inc. developed analytical tools to predict launcher performance.
Hood Tech Corp-Mechanical, Inc. produces clear and concise manuals, videos, and on-site instruction to assure facile and safe use of all our products.
For an additional illustration of training materials, you may wish to view the following video.