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New Big Block CNC Machined Parts in a day from Protolabs

Posted On 05 May 2020 Matt Hatch
We’ve launched a big block rapid CNC machining service for aluminium 6082 parts. With a reliable shipping time as fast as 1 day from the initial CAD upload, we can now mill from blocks of up to 559mm x 356mm x 95mm.
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A Tough Part – Anodised Aluminium

Posted On 20 March 2019 Matt Hatch
If you need to protect your aluminium part from a harsh working environment or even just add a decorative finish, then anodising could well be the answer.
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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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6 Considerations for CNC Part Design

Posted On 26 September 2018 Saleem Shariff
We take a look at the different considerations when designing parts for milling and turning processes which can accelerate production and reduce your costs.
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New materials to lift new ideas off the ground

Posted On 08 August 2018 Stephen Dyson
The aerospace industry reduces the weight of aircraft, while keeping manufacturing costs down.
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CNC Machining and 3D Printing – Friends or Foes?

Posted On 25 July 2018 Damian Hennessey
3D printing and CNC machining - do they compete with or complement each other?
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Hybrid Manufacturing Combines 3D Printing, Machining

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