Product Development with USA

In addition to our custom fabrication services, USA provides product development capabilities to help you bring your next big idea to life. Our in-house fabricators and engineers embrace your concept and have the skills necessary to carry it through to production. Browse below to find some of our most popular product development projects and then contact a USA representative to get started.

Magnetic Gears

Magnetic Gears


USA offers a full line of magnetic gears and other magnetic products for museums and early learning centers. Robust and well-engineered, our gears are the most popular in the industry and can be found in a variety of venues. Our gears are sold in standard sets of nine, and can also be customized with graphics, handles, wall or travel mounting boards, custom shapes, belt and pulley drive payoffs, and much more! Standard gear sets can be purchased online at www.CrazyContraptions.com.

Flight Simulator

Flight Simulator


USA's engineering team worked in tandem with a designer and a museum to build a flight simulator that would provide the most realistic and responsive flight experience. The result of years of research, design, prototyping and testing, our flight simulator provides truly realistic controls that allow your future pilots to feel the wind in their face as they control everything from the propeller and ailerons to the rudder and elevators.

Our flight simulator can be found in venues around the world, including the Great Lakes Science Center, Columbia Memorial Space Science Center, Museum of Discovery Science, Smithsonian's National Air & Space Museum, Petrosains Discovery Centre and more. Photo Credit: Great Lakes Science Center

Product Development

Product Development


Do you have a great exhibit idea that other museums want to duplicate? USA partners with museums, designers, and entrepreneurs to develop robust, museum-quality products. Our highly-skilled team of mechanical designers, engineers, and interactive exhibit fabricators will tap into our tried-and-true engineering experience to offer superior and efficient solutions that turn your exhibit idea into a marketable product. USA has worked with clients to develop reproducible interactive exhibits, traveling exhibits, early learning center games, material and manufacturing specifications. Photo Credit: The Lancaster Science Factory

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