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Speed is critical in product design We offer a next day dispatch service on SLS parts, as well as SLA, FDM and PolyJet parts. A number of finishing options are also available. Click here to read more about our finishing options. Click here to find out more about ordering your next prototype part. Watch our… Read More

next day dispatch on SLS parts

We recently introduced you to our Sales Manager, Hannah Game – read more about her here. In this spotlight we find out about Gary Turner, the man who started his work-life with Prototype Projects as a boy. Gary Turner: In it for the long haul Talking to Gary Turner is easy. He’s the kind of… Read More

Gary Turner - Technical Manager

The latest wearable technology to come to market is TROVE. Developed by experience design agency LAYER, TROVE is a digital wallet that works with an app. TROVE is a work of industrial design offering users an apparently hack-proof, cryptocurrency storage medium. TROVE is comprised of three parts. Coin, Keep and Safe, and the Trove app. TROVE… Read More

Digital Wallet

Four MIT engineering graduates have developed the world’s first robotic kitchen in the form of the Spyce restaurant. The ‘Spyce’ of life Dissatisfied with the high price of quality, fast food, the graduates’ restaurant uses seven automated cooking woks in place of human chefs. With the ability to work simultaneously, the robots can prepare the… Read More

Robot Kichens - Spyce Restaurant

MIT researchers have developed AlterEgo, a computer interface that transcribes words the user internally verbalises, although it does not speak aloud. The AlterEgo Electrodes in the wearable device, which works with an associated computing system, pick up neuro-muscular signals in the jaw and face that are triggered by internal verbalisations i.e. by saying words in… Read More

MIT AlterEgo device

World leader in lighting, Philips Lighting has launched Light Fidelity (LiFi). It is a technology that uses high quality lighting to provide a broadband internet connection through light waves, as opposed to the radio waves used by WiFi. With radio frequencies becoming congested, Philips Lighting’s Chief Innovation Officer, Olivia Qiu, said the “visible light spectrum is… Read More

Li Fi Technology by Philips

Way back in 2015, we introduced you to our Office team, one member of which is Hannah Game. Hannah joined Prototype Projects in 2010 as our Sales Co-ordinator and was responsible for placing orders, preparing dispatch paperwork, chasing quotes and being the first point of contact for our customers. She’s also well known (within Prototype… Read More

Hannah Game Prototype Sales Manager

If the mirror doesn’t fit… How Prototype Projects helped rescue an E-Type Jaguar restoration project using a bit of CAD and some 3D Printing ingenuity… Classic car enthusiast Michael Mallinson is restoring an E-Type Jaguar in order to bring it back to its former glory. When Michael hit a dead end trying to source an… Read More

2018 E-Type Jaguar 3D Printing

Like all technology, 3D Printing technologies – including the ever-popular SLA – have evolved over the years, enabling product designers to push the boundaries of rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing. 3D systems invented SLA machines back in the 1980s. The SLA machines used by Prototype Projects are the Projet 6000 and 7000 (the former having… Read More

Projet SLA machines

Australian artist, Michael Candy, has developed a way of saving declining bee populations that are facing man-made challenges such as climate change and pesticides. Candy’s conceptual project, “Synthetic Polleniser,” has been developed to encourage bees (which play a crucial role in pollination) to breed. It relies on 3D printed robotic flowers and artificial pollination. Candy told… Read More

bee pollination 3d prototype model