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Published: 7/31/2017

Prototyping Specialist Upgrades Services For Short-Run Production Molding
Proto Labs, a “digital manufacturing company” known for its rapid injection molding prototyping services, has expanded its injection molding capabilities to address the market for short-run “on-demand” manufacturing. 

Published: 6/20/2017

One of the First Biobased Nylons Turns 70
Despite its advancing age, an “exciting future” is forecast for Arkema’s Rilsan Nylon 11.

Published: 6/16/2017

Could Additive Manufacturing Technologies for Moldmaking Make EDM Obsolete?
As the machinery and materials advance, some moldmaking companies at the forefront of additive manufacturing believe it could reduce or eliminate the need for some more traditional technologies, like EDM and gundrilling.

Published: 5/19/2017

Continuous-Build 3D Demonstrator Unveiled by Stratasys
This modular 3D printing system is targeted to low-volume continuous production and mass customization.

Published: 5/4/2017

Molding 2017: News in 3D Printed Molds & Conformal Cooling
Two of the hottest topics in tooling today are additive manufacturing (3D printing) and conformal cooling—often with the former as a means to the latter.

Published: 4/18/2017

The Next Game-Changing Technology in Tools and Dies
The first conformal-cooled tools entered the European market 25 years ago; a new conference aims to determine what the next 25 years could hold.

Published: 4/17/2017

TPE for Additive Manufacturing with SLS Process
CRP Technology’s Windform RL touted as ideal for functional prototypes and parts.

Published: 4/5/2017

More High-Performance Materials for Additive Mfg Emerge
Included are high-temperature formulations for 3D-printed tooling.

Published: 3/28/2017

Proto Labs Finds Millennials Upbeat on Manufacturing’s Future
Survey indicates increased optimism and changing perceptions about the industry among those from their late teens to late 30s.

Published: 3/23/2017

Space: Where 3D Printing Innovates?
It’s called the “Final Frontier” but maybe space is actually a closer to a present-day trendsetter. What does that mean?

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