News & Articles

In this quick round up here are a few articles to sum up the world of 3D Printing at the moment, we’ve scanned the pages of 3ders.org, a useful website that provides interesting news about 3D printing technology and products. 3D printed vertebrae helping Nottingham spinal surgeons practice 'very delicate' procedures Researchers at Nottingham Trent University are… Read More

3D printed vertebrae

It is not uncommon to be confused by all of the prototyping technologies available, but we pride ourselves in making it easier for design engineers and product designers. Design Engineers and Product Designers can't be expected to understand the difference between SLS, SLA, PolyJet, FDM, CNC, Vacuum Casting and so on! Or know what materials… Read More

Kathryn Baldrey-Chourio started Nana’s Manners in 2013 with her husband Chris, shortly after returning to work as a teacher following maternity leave. The same year, the government introduced free school meals for all Key Stage 1 children. With so many children eating the free meals, it soon became apparent that many children were unable to… Read More

Nanas Manners - from clay to 3D printing

In this quick round up here are a few articles to sum up the world of 3D Printing at the moment, we’ve scanned the pages of 3ders.org, a useful website that provides interesting news about 3D printing technology and products. 'Techno tortoises' could save endangered South African tortoise species Autodesk has unveiled a bold new undertaking to… Read More

3D printed Techno tortoises

In this quick round up here are a few articles to sum up the world of 3D Printing at the moment, we’ve scanned the pages of 3ders.org, a useful website that provides interesting news about 3D printing technology and products. Made In Space successfully 3D prints first-ever extended structures in space-like environment The Technology Demonstration Mission (TDM)… Read More

Here at Prototype Projects we’re regularly asked, by all types of clients, questions like: “Should I go with normal resolution for my 3D printing job – or do I need hi res 3D printing?” It’s a topic we’ve debated many times over the years among ourselves, at tradeshows, with clients and with our industry peers… Read More

We are pleased to announce the launch of our in-house product design service. It comes as a result of frequent requests for additional design support from a number of our customers. Prototype Projects is, first and foremost, a prototyping and model making bureau. However, our new product design service provides add-on resource for design engineers and product designers who need… Read More

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In this quick round up here are a few articles to sum up the world of 3D Printing at the moment, we’ve scanned the pages of 3ders.org, a useful website that provides interesting news about 3D printing technology and products. Royal College of Art (London) graduate has used 3D printing to create a wearable prosthetic third thumb. The… Read More

PolyJet is a 3D printing technology which is used in the prototyping and additive manufacturing of parts, tools assemblies and components which: Have physical or mechanical properties requiring the use of more than one material in a single build Must be hard enough to be drilled or tapped Need aesthetic finishing, for instance smoothing and… Read More

polyjet

In this quick round up here are a few articles to sum up the world of 3D Printing at the moment, we’ve scanned the pages of 3ders.org, a useful website that provides interesting news about 3D printing technology and products. Open Bionics is working with 10 children at a Bristol hospital for a six-month trial of… Read More