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3D Printing Functional Parts with Selective Laser Sintering

Published: 05/20

SLS builds precise plastic parts for prototyping and low-volume production

Philips Healthcare advances patient care technology with a high performance, remote access solution

Published: 03/20

Leading healthcare technology company transforms oncology treatment using OpenText Exceed TurboX remote access to connect therapy planning solutions

The industrial design workflow – creating and communicating multiple concepts quickly and effectively

Published: 03/20

As an industrial designer, you know that inspiration can come from many places and that revolutionary product ideas often evolve — going through stages of modification and refinement — based on inputs, insights, and intelligence gained from various sources, including consumers, distributors, ...

Increase innovation and improve industrial design with SOLIDWORKS industrial design software

Published: 03/20

Growing your company’s market share is inextricably linked to product innovation and a strong brand identity, which requires the adoption of modern industrial design. In an increasingly competitive global market, product development companies need flexible industrial design tools that allows you ...

Designing better products with SOLIDWORKS Premium

Published: 02/20

Today, designers and engineers face growing pressure to develop more innovative products faster and at lower cost to help their companies succeed in a competitive global market. Responding to this challenge requires working smarter—finding ways to save time and lower costs without negatively ...

Insight: Injection Moulding Costs

Published: 02/20

Your masterclass in product design and development, each packed with useful tips to help save you time and money.

3D printing in Polypropylene

Published: 01/20

Polypropylene is the most widely used plastic in manufacturing and yet until recently if you wanted a prototype from this material your options were limited.

Engineering Software in the Cloud

Published: 01/20

Moving engineering software to the cloud brings many benefits like total cost control, increased security, increased collaboration and many more.

Report warns major car brand to fail in next three years

Published: 09/19

More than half of respondents to ‘The Innovation Race’ – a Protolabs report that explores the challenges and opportunities for Europe’s car makers – expect a big name to fall victim to the unprecedented period of change currently being seen across the globe.

Do your engineers need remote access to product design software from customer sites or other remote locations?

Published: 09/19

Look up product designs from a customer location and make quick changes before parts go into production. If this is a common scenario for you then you need powerful remote access.

A helping hand when choosing Your 3D printing material

Published: 09/19

Our 3DP Material Selector lists specific measurements like resolution, tensile strength and hardness to ensure you have the most suitable material and additive manufacturing process for your part’s application.

Empower global teams with remote access collaboration

Published: 09/19

Give engineers powerful collaboration tools so they can resolve issues in teamwork and speed up the product design phase. Advanced collaboration is one of the many benefits of remote access.

Share your expensive engineering workstations in a data centre

Published: 09/19

Organisations have traditionally provided knowledge workers with high-end 3D workstations, which are expensive, difficult to maintain and keep users tied to their desk.

A closer look at material properties

Published: 08/19

When designing plastic or metal parts, your material’s mechanical, physical, thermal, and electrical properties are often critical.

Inphi leverages OpenText Exceed TurboX to consolidate data centres

Published: 07/19

International semiconductor company uses OpenText software to drive engineering design efficiency and simplify IT infrastructure management.

Share and collaborate on product designs with multiple teams and customers

Published: 06/19

Remote access to graphically demanding product design software enables better collaboration between engineering and production teams as well as with customers

Digital manufacturing helps medtech firm's goal to improve patient outcomes

Published: 06/19

HemoSonics used 3D printing, CNC machining, and injection moulding to quickly develop blood analysis machine.

Do your engineers need remote access to product design software from customer sites or other remote locations?

Published: 06/19

Look up product designs from a customer location and make quick changes before parts go into production. If this is a common scenario for you then you need powerful remote access.

5 Ways to Master Complex Features in Injection-Moulded Parts

Published: 02/19

Design more engaging and efficient parts, and reduce production costs, with these tips

3D printed cranial implant gives better quality of life

Published: 02/19

Cranial implants are highly intricate and must be manufactured to the highest standards. Once such patient in Argentina, who needed a particularly large implant after cerebrovascular surgery, required an implant to be the best fit possible, with good tolerance of the implant by the body and ...

Designing Liquid Silicone Rubber Prototypes and Components

Published: 02/19

Learn how to optimise LSR parts with 6 simple design considerations.

Protolabs: Secondary Services

Published: 02/19

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.

Speeding up the product development cycle in Aerospace

Published: 01/19

“Safety is the overriding concern in aerospace and space technology”, comments Stephen Dyson, Special Operations Manager at Protolabs. Countless test cycles, inspection procedures and certificates are behind every single part of the jigsaw. Although safety requirements are non-negotiable, they come ...

Innovative wrist rest made a reality with injection moulding

Published: 01/19

The ICE design team developed a wrist rest to support trike riders and needed fast delivery of a product that was strong, lightweight and cost effective. The process required precision on product diameter so that it fitted exactly onto a pre-existing clamp that affixes to the handlebar.

A guide to help you make CNC material decisions quickly

Published: 01/19

Protolabs CNC Material Selector lists specific measurements like heat deflection, tensile strength and hardness to identify the most suitable material for your part’s application, along with its suitability for milling and turning.