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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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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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Record attendance at 2013 RAPID Conference on 3D printing

Monday, June 17, 2013

More than 2,500 attendees turned out for the 2013 RAPID Conference and Exposition, almost doubling last year’s attendance and reflecting widespread excitement about 3D printing and additive manufacturing,…

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Proto Labs awards Cool Idea! to new beer/wine distribution system

Thursday, October 11, 2012

For those of you who love your beer and wine, but would like more attentive service, this latest Cool Idea! winner is for you.  iPourIt allows patrons to…

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Engineering tips on injection molding an RC Drone

Friday, September 28, 2012

Jeff Gibboney’s design, the QuadShot remote controlled drone plane, won Proto Labs Cool Idea Award. Jeff discusses some of the things he learned from his experience using injection…

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