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Presented at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 in Las Vegas, the Sgnl smart watch allows users to receive calls through their finger. The smart watch wristband uses Body Conduction Unit (BCU) technology. When paired with the user's smartphone via Bluetooth, vibrations are sent down the user's wrist. The vibrations are then converted into amplified sound enabling… Read More

Rapid prototyping using Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) is very popular among design engineers working in many sectors including medical, architectural, consumer products, automotive, aerospace - and many others. Typically, SLS technology is sometimes perceived as involving longer lead times than other 3D printing technologies, such as SLA, PolyJet or FDM. But this is not the… Read More

SLS for rapid prototyping

Here's a little video to wish all of our customers and suppliers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from us all at Prototype Projects. We close at 5.00pm on Friday 22 December 2017. We'll be back at 9.00am on Tuesday 2 January 2018. You can still request a quote via our website… Read More

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. Gartner Predicts 2018: 25% of surgeons will practice on 3D printed models prior to surgery by 2021… Read More

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. Dutch non-profit develops waterproof 3D printed VR headset to let disabled 'swim' with dolphins A Netherlands-based startup… Read More

November 17th 2017, Royston, Hertfordshire, UK Prototype Projects has announced a major new investment in four state-of-the-art ProJet SLA 3D printing machines. The new ProJet SLA machines have been purchased from 3D Systems to replace Prototype Projects’ suite of Viper SLA machines, which for many years have formed the backbone of the company’s SLA 3D… Read More

New SLA 3D printing machines

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