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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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Consultative Design Analysis Prepares Parts for Production

Posted On October 22, 2020 By Nicole Hopper
Our new consultative design service addresses design feedback and gets your parts ready for manufacturability within our automated system.
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VALOX 357 Boasts Strong Chemical, Heat Resistance for Plastic Parts

Posted On June 24, 2020 By Nicole Hopper
The Polybutylene Terephthalate’s strong resistance, stability, and processability make it a versatile plastic useful in a variety industries.
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Fortron 1140L4 PPS Offers High Strength, Resistance for Molded Parts

Posted On April 27, 2020 By Nicole Hopper
Fortron’s heat and chemical resistance, electrical properties, and rigidity make it an ideal plastic for the automotive or electronic industries.
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Medical-Grade Materials Play Vital Role in Product Development, Fight Against COVID-19

Posted On April 10, 2020 By Protolabs
Medical-grade materials play vital role in product development and fight against COVID-19
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Lexan 940 Offers Good Looks and Strength for Molded Parts

Posted On March 27, 2020 By Steve Konick
Lexan 940 resin continues to be a staple polycarbonate (PC) used for injection molding.
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UL 94 Classification and Flame-Retardant Thermoplastics

Posted On March 1, 2019 By Protolabs
An overview of thermoplastics with flame-retardant characteristics and the UL 94 classification.
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NPE Highlights 3D Printing Innovation, Draws Record Attendance

Posted On May 10, 2018 By Protolabs
NPE, the world’s largest plastics trade show, featured 3D printing innovations, and drew record attendance to weeklong event in Orlando.
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A New Manufacturing Process at Protolabs: Insert Molding

Posted On May 30, 2017 By Protolabs
We’re excited to share the latest addition to our rapid injection molding service—insert molding.
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Overmolding: Chemical and Mechanical Bonding

Posted On May 25, 2017 By Tony Holtz
A number of materials can be used to overmold components together, but without a chemical bond or mechanical interlock, some overmolded parts won’t stand the test of time.
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