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Tennis racket with blue background
3D Printing
29/05/2024

A 3D-Printed Tennis Racket Merges Art with Athletics

Partnership between Protolabs and All Design Lab brings metal 3D-printed tennis racket to life
By Protolabs
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3D Printing for Jewellery applications
3D Printing
25/01/2024

3D Printing for Jewellery applications

The jewellery production sector has enthusiastically embraced 3D printing. In this blog, we explore the 3D printing processes commonly used in jewellery production.
By Protolabs
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From Blueprint to Reality: 3D Printing’s Role in Architecture

From Blueprint to Reality: 3D Printing’s Role in Architecture

The architecture industry is undergoing a game-changing transformation thanks to 3D printing. In this blog we explore how architects are embracing this technology to revolutionise how they design, construct, and experience buildings.
By Protolabs
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Moving from 3D printing to Injection Moulpding Blog
3D Printing
17/01/2023

3D Printed Plastic: Prototypes: What's Next?

3D printing is often a great entry route to prototyping plastic parts mainly because it is a quick, flexible, and cost-effective process. But what happens next?
By Protolabs
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HP PA 11 Camera Lens

Protolabs Switches Additive Manufacturing for PA11 Black to MultiJet Fusion for Better Results

Protolabs Switches Additive Manufacturing for PA11 Black to MultiJet Fusion for Better Results
By Protolabs
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3D printing and customised medical implants
medical
04/09/2022

3D printing and customised medical implants

3D printing is making major inroads into customising medical implants for individuals. It allows implant manufacturers and sometimes even hospitals to create complex geometries and patient specific solutions that saves the surgeon time and improves a patient’s outcome.
By Protolabs
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Putzbrunn Facility - Germany
3D Printing
22/11/2021

A new era for 3D printing in Europe

We are proud to officially open our new 3D printing centre of excellence in Putzbrunn near Munich. The centre is a world class facility that contains future-oriented technologies, highly skilled employees and a host of sustainable benefits.
By Matt Hatch
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