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Ultrasint™ TPU01: A new versatile and fast processing material for Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing

Posted On 01 June 2020 Ashlea Hoang
We have expanded our Multi Jet Fusion Service. Ultrasint™ TPU01, a new material, with rubber-like elasticity that is tear and abrasion resistant as well as resistant to grease and oil. This material offers unlimited design possibilities and excellent part accuracy for prototypes and low-volume production parts.
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Polypropylene 3D printing - A new world of prototyping and product design

Posted On 07 October 2019 Matt Hatch
3D printed parts can now be made in polypropylene, opening up a world of design and testing.
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3DPI Awards - Winning Design

Posted On 04 July 2019 Kimmy Forshaw
We wanted to mention how proud we were to once again partner with the 3D Printing Industry to hold the trophy design competition for 2019.
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Grand Designs

Posted On 10 April 2019 Matt Hatch
Design is in our blood and one of the reasons why we are delighted to be a Medical Applications finalist in the 3D Printing Industry Awards
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Turn Cool Ideas Into Reality

Posted On 10 April 2019 Matt Hatch
We are officially launching our £50,000 Cool Idea annual awards scheme across Europe to help turn brilliant ideas into reality.
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Making the Impossible Possible – Copper 3D Printing

Posted On 03 April 2019 Matt Hatch
Until recently if wanted copper parts, your best option to get the part designed and produced quickly was CNC machining...
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We love inventors – and inventions – here at Protolabs

Posted On 18 March 2019 Matt Hatch
Every year, more than 12 million people visit their physicians for impacted earwax removal. Now, this new ear-care medical device has been developed, with help from Protolabs’ Cool Idea Award, which can clean a patient’s ear in just 35 seconds, bringing a much-needed—and fast—solution.
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Protolabs: Secondary Services

Posted On 12 February 2019 Matt Hatch
Secondary services may be required to meet the process control, functional or cosmetic (typically branding or labelling) needs for a specific project. The necessity of these additional services are determined by that specific need.
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Shortening the Development Cycle in the Aerospace Sector

Posted On 16 January 2019 Stephen Dyson
Safety is the overriding concern in aerospace and space technology - countless test cycles, inspection procedures and certificates are behind every single part of the jigsaw. Although safety requirements are non-negotiable, they come at a cost – they slow down the speed of the product development cycle.
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Digitising the Sumatran Rhino

Posted On 27 December 2018 Laura Reeves
With new advances in 3D imaging and printing technologies, Yxlon were able to replicate a rare species of rhino... With a bit of help from Protolabs' 3D printing service.
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