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Check-In Time with the Engineering Interns

This summer, ProtoCAM employed two engineering interns for an eight-week program. They had the opportunity to learn additional skills that will be beneficial for their career choices.  Evan Transue is a student at Millersville University who is studying Applied Engineering/Advanced Manufacturing. He chose to intern with ProtoCAM because of his interest in 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing.…

Associate Alert: ProtoCAM has a New Project Engineer

Meet Ben, our Newest Associate! ProtoCAM is excited to announce a new associate to our team! Ben Metz, a recent graduate of Lehigh University, started July 18, 2022 as a new Project Engineer. We wanted you to get to know him a little better. After all, he could be the one to work on your…

Inventory for DLS Materials Increased

ProtoCAM adds another exciting material to our inventory, only this one is for the Digital Light Synthesis (DLS) Technology. Digital Light Synthesis (DLS) is a breakthrough process that uses digital light projection, oxygen permeable optics, and programmable liquid resins to produce parts with exceptional mechanical properties, resolution, and surface finish. This new material, EPX 86FR,…

Material Offerings Expanded in SLA and SLS Processes

What material do you need for your project? ProtoCAM has added five new printing materials to our inventory. With added materials for the Stereolithography and Selective Laser Sintering processes, we now have more choices than ever. Overall, these added materials will allow us to create your project to your vision quicker and more efficiently. For…

From Rapid Prototyping to Large-Volume Production: The Future of AM w/ Ed Graham

Ed Graham, Vice President of Additive Manufacturing at ProtoCAM, has been in the AM industry for a long time. He started with ProtoCAM back in 1996, shortly after the company began, and just 10 years after the first 3D printing technology was patented. Graham experienced an evolution in the methodology of the industry, as it…

Shaping 2022: “Convergent Futures” at ProtoCAM

As we enter 2022, we find ourselves enveloped in an ever-changing climate, present in the additive manufacturing industry and the world at large. This state of affairs reveals a pressing need for global togetherness, mutual understanding, and collaboration across cultures, countries, and individuals. That’s why for 2022, we’re establishing a theme of “Convergent Futures,” a…

2021 Year in Review

It’s time for something new; here’s to 2022! We’re preparing for the new year and all it promises, but first we wanted to do a brief review of our 2021! Here at ProtoCAM, we’re always reflecting on what we’ve done in the past in order to improve upon what we produce for the future; it’s…

Innovating Invention with Additive Manufacturing

From time immemorial, inventions have shaped the world we lived in, and helped humans to continue to evolve and innovate. With time and the introduction of product patenting, the process to create unique, new products has simultaneously become both easier and more difficult, as new manufacturing techniques have allowed for significant production opportunities, while more…

World-Changing Innovation with Additive Manufacturing

This week, we’re celebrating National Philanthropy Day (Nov. 15) with a look at how 3D printing and additive manufacturing are changing the world! Explore how this innovative technology is changing our world for the better by creating sustainable sanitation structures, low- and no-cost homes for displaced peoples, medical necessities, and more. 3D printing is helping…

Reinventing Toy Production with 3D Additive Manufacturing

It’s officially the holiday season, and what better way to celebrate than with a look at how 3D printing and additive manufacturing are expanding and reinventing the toy industry! From its inception, toys have always been a major product of 3D printing; in fact, S. Scott Crump, the inventor of Fused Deposition Modeling, actually developed…