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Proto Labs to launch liquid silicone rubber injection molding process

Thursday, March 20, 2014

At BIOMEDevice Boston at the Boston Convention & Expo Center, March 26-27, 2014, Proto Labs will announce that their liquid silicone rubber injection molding process is available through…

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Jump start your innovation with the Cool Idea Awards program

Monday, December 30, 2013

Do you have a great idea but are not sure where to begin? Then check out the Proto Labs Cool Idea! Award program. Over the past years, this…

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Protomold offers a number of different materials that possess varying degrees of strength, flexibility, resistance, lubricity and other benefits.

Selecting the right materials for your parts

Thursday, December 12, 2013

There are more than 85,000 commercial options for plastic materials listed in materials databases, and within those, there are 45 polymer families which can be broadly classified into…

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Going from design, to testing, to market–fast

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Whether for in home use or in thousands of industrial processes, water touches almost everything we do largely because, as Mark Peterman, CEO of OndaVia, Inc. pointed out,…

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In the prototype Z1 suit, astronaut entry is located at the back of the suit. This Suitport mates with the spacecraft, enabling an astronaut to enter the suit from inside the craft for extravehicular activity.

Additive manufacturing helps NASA develop the Do Everything Space Suit

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Terry Persun, Technology Journalist The US Space Agency has been working on their new Z1 space suit, and recently introduced some of the early prototypes now under test….

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Proto Labs Cool Idea! Winner: Built-in charger for on the go phone charging

Thursday, July 25, 2013

A dying phone battery and no access to a charger is no problem for carriers of the Everpurse, the latest recipient of the Proto Labs Cool Idea! Award….

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Electric Screwdriver designed for tight spaces awarded Cool Idea! Award by Proto Labs

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

An electric screwdriver designed for tight spaces, the Tantrum, by Flipout Screwdrivers, has received a Proto Labs Cool Idea! Award. Proto Labs, a manufacturer of CNC machined and…

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Tips on Mold-Making

Monday, June 17, 2013

The purpose of prototyping is to either confirm that your design is ready for production or to spot problems so you can correct them. If there are problems,…

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Rapid injection molding helps non-profit develop a low cost prosthetic

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The ReMotion Knee is a low cost prosthetic knee joint project that was started in 2008 as a graduate biomedical engineering class assignment. The class collaborated with the…

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The ReMotion Knee named Proto Labs Cool Idea! Award Recipient

Friday, February 22, 2013

The ReMotion Knee, a low cost prosthetic knee joint, is the latest winner of the Cool Idea! Award from Proto Labs (NYSE: PRLB), a manufacturer of CNC machined…

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