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Machining vs. Casting Decision Depends on Volume

Posted On May 22, 2020 By Protolabs
The choice of machining vs. casting depends on the quantity of parts to be manufactured.
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Infinite Capacity Model Optimizes CNC Machining

Posted On February 24, 2020 By Amanda Tierney
Using a digital manufacturer with infinite capacity offers a number of benefits.
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Delrin Offers Strong, Versatile Plastic Alternative to Metal

Posted On January 28, 2020 By Protolabs
Consider Delrin as an excellent plastic replacement for metal because of its strength, versatility.
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Hacksmith Crafts Real Versions of Fictional Ideas—with Hand from Digital Manufacturing

Posted On October 30, 2019 By Sarah Ekenberg
YouTuber Hacksmith takes fictional ideas from comics and video games and makes working prototypes.
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How to Clone BattleBots Trophy with CNC Machining

Posted On September 23, 2019 By Steve Konick
For the first time, BattleBots granted a company permission to replicate its coveted Giant Nut trophy. The original is awarded to the team that wins the annual competition, which features fierce, fighting robots, and airs on the Discovery Channel.
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Gravity Laboratories Designs Lens Control System with 3D Printing and Machining

Posted On July 9, 2019 By Protolabs
As aerospace industry veterans, the founders of Gravity Laboratories are applying technical expertise in controls systems, mechanisms, and electronics to solve challenges in the production and film industry.
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DUCK! Redesigned to Quack Again on New Season of BattleBots

Posted On June 17, 2019 By Protolabs
We recently chatted with Hal Rucker about DUCK!, his redesigned BattleBot.
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Involv3D Accelerates Speed to Market with Quick-Turn Machining

Posted On June 4, 2019 By Nicole Hopper
The scientific initiative needed to quickly prototype custom components for product testing and iteration before moving to large-scale production.
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What is Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM)?

Posted On May 17, 2018 By Protolabs
Learn how electrical discharge machining is used to fabricate injection molding tools with sharp features that cannot be machined with CNC milling.
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The Difference Between Jigs and Fixtures

Posted On April 7, 2017 By Tony Holtz
Understand the differences between two terms often confused with one another—jigs and fixtures.
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