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How Proto Labs acquition of FineLine Prototyping will affect you

Monday, August 4, 2014

A couple of months ago, we reported that Proto Labs acquired FineLine Prototyping, Inc. a leading provider of additive manufacturing services. This move enables Proto Labs to offer…

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For custom prototyping, an innovative desktop milling machine

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

We truly are in the era of desktop manufacturing. A couple of companies offer desktop subtractive machines, but a new entrant to this market offers an even smaller,…

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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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Subtractive Rapid Prototyping, More Precise than ever before

Friday, March 8, 2013

There is no disputing the value of a great product prototype. Producing your design in 3-D, testing its functionality and ensuring that the required manufacturing processes will work…

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More materials available for Proto Labs Firstcut Machining Service

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Proto Labs, Inc. (NYSE: PRLB), a leading online and technology-enabled quick-turn manufacturer, announces the availability of several additional metals through its Firstcut CNC machining service. Beginning today, customers…

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Will 3D printing truly be disruptive? Not necessarily

Thursday, September 6, 2012

If you’ve read the blogs and comments made by many who follow this industry, you are familiar with the claim that professional grade 3D printers will replace traditional…

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Proto Labs’ Cool Idea! Winner SOLOSHOT lets you star in your own film

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Sports enthusiasts around the globe have long enlisted friends, family and even strangers to serve as amateur videographers. But even if you’re able to convince someone to invest…

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Additive “printing” of metal

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Sciaky, Inc. is a provider of an innovative form of additive manufacturing. Its Direct Manufacturing (DM) technology achieves near net-shape parts using state-of-the art electron beam welding. Its…

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