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Hard Metals vs. Soft Metals for CNC Machining

Consider these factors before choosing between a hard or soft metal for machining.
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PODCAST: The LUCI Show: Wheelchairs Meet the Modern Age

Posted On July 28, 2021 By Protolabs
In this podcast, we explore how a company is making power wheelchairs smart and sensor-based.
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Roundtable Roundup: Multi Jet Fusion

Posted On July 20, 2021 By Rachel Hunt
We recently hosted a customer roundtable on leveraging 3D printing for end-use production. Listeners got a behind-the-scenes look at how tech startup, OVR Technology, used HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing to reduce development time on its R&D product roadmap.
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Innovative Tech Designed to Help You Enjoy the Summer

Posted On July 12, 2021 By Nicole Hopper
Rugged travel gear, outdoor entertainment technology, water-saving sprinkler, and fast-cooling AC unit make our list of top new products this summer.
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Sheet Metal Fabrication is a Go-To Choice for Computer Electronics Components

Posted On July 9, 2021 By Amanda Tierney
Fabricated sheet metal parts are prevalent in computer electronics components.
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PODCAST: New Trends in Injection Molding Production

Posted On June 24, 2021 By Protolabs
In this podcast, we explore the new ways in which we're bringing a better customer experience through scientific molding techniques, careful quality control and reporting, and enhanced inspection.
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Protolabs and Breathe99 recognized as 2021 Top Supply Chain Project

Posted On June 16, 2021 By Protolabs
Our work with Breathe99 during the pandemic was recognized as a “Top Supply Chain Project” in 2021.
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Plastics and 3D Printing Companies Leading Shift to Sustainability

Posted On June 11, 2021 By Nicole Hopper
As consumer demand drives a shift to sustainably-sourced products, suppliers that embrace this change set themselves ahead of competitors
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3D-Printed Molds vs. Aluminum Tooling

Posted On June 7, 2021 By Protolabs
Compare the pros and cons of molds that are 3D printed in plastic versus tooling that is milled from aluminum.
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3D Printing vs. Injection Molding: Which is Better? It Depends

Posted On May 26, 2021 By Protolabs
3D printing and injection molding work well for plastic parts. Which is better? It depends.
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Let's Get Critical (to Quality) with Injection Molding Part Design

Posted On May 24, 2021 By Protolabs
Calling out Critical-to-Quality (CTQ) features in your design assures consistency for molded parts.
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