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Innovative Medical Devices for Veterans via 3D Printing

Each year, we celebrate Veterans Day to honor all of those who have served our country, both those still living and those who have passed. On this day, we not only thank veterans for their sacrifices, but also acknowledge the great innovations being made to better serve our veterans. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)…

ProtoTip: Value-Added Solutions by ProtoCAM

Here at ProtoCAM, we provide our customers with the highest-quality parts and prototypes, quickly and cost-effectively. We also offer value-added solutions for your 3D printing and additive manufacturing prototype and production products. These solutions span the entire additive manufacturing process, from engineering to finishing, and everything in between, as demonstrated by our ProtoCAM Polygon of…

3D Printing & Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and here at ProtoCAM, breast cancer awareness is a topic we hold dear to our hearts. Many members of the ProtoCAM team have friends and family who are breast cancer survivors, and as such, we have a special interest in the continued evolution of prevention, detection, and treatment of…

ProtoTip: Advanced Finishing for Special Projects

At ProtoCAM, much of the work for our 3D printed parts and products happens behind the scenes in our finishing workshop. Our additive manufacturing (AM) technicians take our AM products and transform them into final end products using various finish levels and post-processing methods. But what about those special projects; ones that require more beyond…

ProtoTip: Instant Quoting for Near-Instant Results

Most of our customers and prospective customers are familiar with our engineer-assisted quoting form: you simply head on over to our Request a Quote page, fill out your information, upload your parts files, and hit submit, at which point our experienced engineers will review your project and personally get back to you, generally within just…

ProtoTip: We Give You What You Need.

At ProtoCAM, we give you what you need. Often, we have customers coming to us seeking a distinct product. They want a part to work this particular way, have that look, function in this manner. Sometimes, these requests also come with a favored technology, material, or technique. You may have heard about our latest technology,…

ProtoCAM’s Environmental Initiatives Program

Here at ProtoCAM, we’re always looking for ways to better help our environment by utilizing recycling, responsibly disposing of those materials which aren’t recyclable, and more. We recently launched an environmental initiatives program in order to better gather ideas for how to make our facility more environmentally friendly and sustainable. With our environmental initiatives program, ProtoCAM regularly…

Mid-2020 Review – Our Updates, Innovations, & More

We’re halfway through the year, and we wanted to take a moment to reflect on what we’ve accomplished so far, and where we’re headed in the second half of 2020. Of course, the most prevalent news from the first half of 2020 centers around the changes and innovations that began in March when the COVID-19…

ProtoTip: Continuous Improvement & Consistency via DyeMansion Powershot S

At ProtoCAM, we’re always striving to promote continuous improvement within all areas of our facility as part of our commitment to maintaining ISO 9001:2015 certification. This continuous improvement includes regular review of our finishing abilities, and investigating how we can better innovate and add new machinery that contributes to better replication of parts and faster…

Additive Manufacturing’s Impact on Global Climate Change

Earth Day is here and we’re celebrating by investigating how the 3D printing and additive manufacturing industries are working to help combat climate change. A significant contributor to climate change is the sheer abundance of plastics littering our planet. Throughout its life, plastic emits greenhouse gases, which contribute to global warming, while microplastics harbor toxic…