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3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing: What’s the Difference?

Posted On November 4, 2021 By Eric Utley
Part of the confusion could lie in the history and development of the technology. Over the past several decades, 3D printing has earned a solid reputation as an essential process for prototyping parts.

Types of 3D Printing Technology

Posted On June 3, 2019 By Matt Ahart
Learn about the various types of 3D printing technologies available for rapid prototyping and production parts and how to choose the best one for you.

Fail Fast, Succeed Faster

Posted On May 25, 2017 By Protolabs
The Engineerist is a three-part blog series written by Michael Corr, founder of Los Angeles-based manufacturing consulting firm, DuroLabs. This is part two.

Rapid Prototyping: There’s More Than One Way to Skin a CAD

Posted On May 25, 2017 By Matt Ahart
There's more than one way to validate and test your design. This post examines the benefits of various prototypes and when each is most appropriate.

Hybrid Manufacturing Combines 3D Printing, Machining

Posted On May 25, 2017 By Angelo Gentile
3D printing is now combined with CNC machining in a multi-tasking tool system now offered by Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies.

3 Ways to Improve Operations with On-Demand Production

Posted On April 14, 2017 By Matt Ahart
Three ways on-demand production reduces design risk, accelerates time to market, and cuts costs.