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Complex, 8mm object produced by xolography

Protolabs Acquires Online Manufacturing Platform 3D Hubs

Posted On 19 January 2021 By Protolabs
We’re excited to announce that we will be able to serve even more of your manufacturing needs with the acquisition of 3D Hubs. That’s right, 3D Hubs is joining the Protolabs family to create the world’s largest digital manufacturing platform.
Delrin part examples

Delrin Material Properties Offer Strong, Versatile Plastic Alternative to Metal

Posted On 28 January 2020 By Protolabs
Consider Delrin as an excellent plastic replacement for metal because of its strength, versatility.
Flame-Retardant Thermoplastics and UL Classifications

UL 94 Classification and Flame-Retardant Thermoplastics

Posted On 01 March 2019 By Protolabs
An overview of thermoplastics with flame-retardant characteristics and the UL 94 classification.
metal 3 D printed part

Metal 3D Printing Requires New Thought Process

Posted On 11 July 2018 By Protolabs
As product development speeds up, the design rules are changing. Nowhere is this more apparent when looking at the industrial 3D printing process of direct metal laser sintering.
Commercial augmented reality

Augmented Reality Moves from Recreation to Industry

Posted On 16 May 2018 By Protolabs
Augmented reality means business as companies like Apple apply the technology to commercial use.
Hybrid technology combines 3D printing and machining

Hybrid Manufacturing Combines 3D Printing, Machining

Posted On 09 May 2018 By Protolabs
3D printing is now combined with CNC machining in a multi-tasking tool system now offered by Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies.
microfluidics parts made with 3d printing

3D Printing for Microfluidics

Posted On 02 May 2018 By Protolabs
The 3D printing process, stereolithography, builds parts with detailed features and smooth surfaces— making it suitable for microfluidic fabrication.
Computing power at Protolabs

Reducing Total Cost of Ownership Throughout the Product Life Cycle

Posted On 25 April 2018 By Protolabs
See how digital technologies and advanced manufacturing are transforming production, driving a new industrial revolution known as Industry 4.0.
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Apps to Help Keep Your Fitness, Food, and Finance Goals

Posted On 11 April 2018 By Protolabs
Whether you’re trying to exercise more, eat healthier, pay off debt, or meet another personal goal, new habits are easy to break and hard to maintain over time. But don’t give up just yet. No matter your goal, there’s an app for that.
3D-printed part with nickel plating

Improving Performance and Cosmetics in 3D-Printed Parts with Secondary Operations

Posted On 04 April 2018 By Protolabs
Industrial 3D printing creates functional plastic parts quickly, but often times the parts can benefit from secondary operations that improve on cosmetic appearance and functionality.