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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…

Ensuring the Highest Quality Safety Standards During COVID-19

Here at ProtoCAM, we’re working diligently to support our community, customers, and employees during the COVID-19 crisis. We note with pride that 3D printers and additive manufacturing facilities around the world are providing desperately needed medical supplies to overwhelmed healthcare organizations. From community discord servers to crowd-sourcing databases, our industry at large has been steadfast…

Combating Coronavirus with 3D Printing

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic is currently sweeping the world, and here at ProtoCAM, like in many businesses, we’re doing our part to flatten the curve of illness. While we’re implementing changes in our facility to combat the spread of this illness, the industry at large is also seeking to assist where possible. As 3D printing…

Progress At ProtoCAM: An Interactive Historical Timeline

Learn all about ProtoCAM’s history with our interactive timeline! Check out the links below to learn more about the events of the timeline! Fire at ProtoCAM facility in Allen Township ProtoCAM Adds Sales and Marketing Manager to Team ProtoCAM to Appeal to Wider Community with New Hire Introducing the HP Multi Jet Fusion Happy Retirement…