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Leveraging EDM to Rapidly Scale Metal Additive Manufacturing

Posted On November 28, 2022 By Protolabs
New EDM technology rapidly removes printed parts from build plates, reducing cost and lead time.
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Space Enterprise Berkeley Rocket to Reach Record Heights with 3D-printed Parts from Protolabs

Posted On November 17, 2022 By Protolabs
Partnering with SEB to launch rocket with 3D-printed components
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5 Ways 3D Printing Enriches Product Design

Posted On November 1, 2022 By Eric Utley
3D printing offers a wealth of opportunities to iterate rapid prototypes for testing and more.
3D printed silicone parts

3D Printing with Silicone: A Worthy Complement to LSR Molding

Posted On October 20, 2022 By Protolabs
Ever wished you could print in silicone? Well, you can. Explore the advantages and disadvantages of silicone printed parts.
3D Printed Parts

3D Printing Part Orientation: How it Impacts Strength, Accuracy, and Surface Finish

Posted On October 4, 2022 By Protolabs
Part orientation is an important but often overlooked design requirement of 3D printing, especially for stereolithography (SLA). Let’s examine the factors that should be considered.
3D-printed Aluminum

Aluminum Alloys: Go-to Materials for Automotive, Aerospace, and More

Posted On September 27, 2022 By Protolabs
Aluminum is a common and popular metal that’s found everywhere and used in a stunningly wide range of parts and products: automotive parts, aerospace components, boat and marine gear, consumer electronics including smart phones, industrial machinery parts, HVAC systems, the list goes on.
Formula Berkley Team

Manufacturing Partnership Helps Fuel College Formula Team Electric Vehicles

Posted On September 22, 2022 By Protolabs
Supporting universities that are making breakthroughs in product innovation is a cause near and dear to us, and we love seeing what the next generation of product designers and engineers are up to!
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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Glass-Filled Nylon

Posted On August 15, 2022 By Protolabs
Making nylon parts stronger isn’t difficult. All it takes is the addition of glass to your base material. Explore the pros and cons of glass-filled nylon.
This plastic molded enclosure is actually an assembly of multiple parts

Selecting a Manufacturing Method for Electronic Enclosures

Posted On August 1, 2022 By Proto Labs
Despite their widely varying applications, many electronic devices have at least one thing in common—the circuit boards and other components that make them work are all in an enclosure.
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A Brief Look at Desktop and Industrial FDM 3D Printing

Posted On May 26, 2022 By Protolabs
There’s one of only a few 3D printing processes that is possible at both a desktop- and industrial-level. It’s fused deposition modeling (FDM), although you’ll sometimes see it referred to as fused filament fabrication (FFF). It’s a great printing process to create prototype parts to test fit and form. Because it prints using thermoplastic material, it also delivers parts that are functional when in a high-heat environment, or when exposed to chemicals or mechanical stress.