News & Articles

The creation of some advertising marketing models, using modern and traditional methods, brought together up-to-date 3D design with cutting edge 3D printing technologies and long-established model-making skills. This 3-way collaboration, between Cambridge Design Technology, Prototype Projects and Mimesis Models, enabled the production of three ‘traditional Britain’ scenes in large scale glass milk bottles. About Mimesis… Read more

Prototype Projects are the UK’s first print-to-product provider which delivers repeatable results for finishing and dyeing. Our Managing Director, Justin Pringle, talked to the DyeMansion team at the TCT Show 2018 about this exciting new service. Justin explained the superiority of their surface finishing and dyeing of parts thanks to the new print-to-product system. The… Read more


We recently introduced you to Gary Turner, our General/Technical Manager – read more about the man who started his work-life with Prototype Projects as a boy here. In this spotlight we find out about Ian Reinemann, our new CNC Manager, who is proof that apprenticeships are worth their weight in gold. We first introduced Ian… Read more

CNC Manager, Ian Reinemann

Initial lack of confidence in self-driving cars Understandably, there has been an initial lack of confidence in self-drive cars. A Tesla owner was killed after the car’s self-driving autopilot mode failed to recognise an oncoming vehicle in 2016. In March 2018, a woman was killed by a self-driving Uber taxi in Arizona. But is Jaguar… Read more

self-driving car from Jaguar Land Rover

Tillett and Hague Technology Tillett and Hague Technology is a Bedfordshire-based company that provides computer vision guidance and control technology to the agricultural industry, among others. In essence, the company designs and manufactures complete control systems for machinery manufacturers in a bid to improve the precision of agricultural crop protection operations. The company was established… Read more

Drones in the news In the United States, a three-year effort has begun to determine whether it would be safe to deliver medical supplies using drones. In December 2018, new rules for owning and flying drones in India come into effect. An assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro using explosives strapped to drones was… Read more

drone transportation

Ian Reinemann started working with Prototype Projects on an Engineering apprenticeship in September 2011. He is part of our CNC team. We are incredibly proud of Ian’s recent achievement. He has passed his BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with Distinction. It is fantastic to see how far Ian has come. We’ll be… Read more

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