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Chamfers and Radii on Sheet Metal Parts

Cutting Corners on Sheet Metal Parts: Chamfers & Radii

Posted On January 13, 2022 By Protolabs
Cutting corners isn’t always a bad thing when it comes to sheet metal parts. Design elements that round or bevel corners, such as chamfers and radii, not only add aesthetic value, but also provide improved safety for end users.
Inspection of a molded part for med tech

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.
Welcome to Your New Digital Manufacturing Platform for Part Quoting, Analysis, and Ordering

Welcome to Your New Digital Manufacturing Platform for Part Quoting, Analysis, and Ordering

Posted On February 2, 2021 By Protolabs
Welcome to Your New Digital Manufacturing Platform for Part Quoting, Analysis, and Ordering
Digital manufacturing and artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Brings Efficiencies to Digital Manufacturing

Posted On July 28, 2020 By Rob Bodor and Rich Baker
Artificial intelligence brings efficiencies, flexibility to digital manufacturing
Additive manufacturing and 3D printing myths and facts

Top 10 Myths of Additive Manufacturing

Posted On July 20, 2020 By Terry Wohlers
Explore top myths about 3D printing and get the straight facts about this revolutionary technology from additive manufacturing expert Terry Wohlers.
Sheet metal fabrication

Key Sheet Metal Fabrication Costs to Consider

Posted On July 8, 2020 By Matt Garrett
Carefully consider sheet metal fabrication cost issues when creating sheet metal parts.
Elastomeric materials

Minimizing Creep and Stress Relaxation in Elastomeric Parts

Posted On June 15, 2020 By Protolabs
Minimizing creep and stress relaxation is a key consideration when designing elastomeric parts.
Sheet metal fabrication

Evaluating Sheet Metal Capabilities for Custom Parts

Posted On May 27, 2020 By Jamie White
Evaluating sheet metal capabilities such as materials, assembly options, and more for custom parts.
High fashion meets industrial 3D printing at annual Met Gala

Haute Couture Meets Industrial 3D Printing: How it All Came Together

Posted On December 6, 2019 By Eric Utley
High fashion took a deep dive into 3D-printed clothes and accessories at the 2019 Met Gala
part marking

Plastic Part Marking using Pad Printing and Laser Engraving

Posted On September 12, 2019 By Protolabs
A common finishing option for companies is to mark parts using pad printing or laser engraving.