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2020 Year in Review

Here comes 2021! Most of us are probably ready for the promise a new year brings, this year more than ever…but here at ProtoCAM, we’re always reflecting on what we’ve done in the past to improve upon what we produce for the future; it’s part of our ProtoCAM Distinction and our continuous improvement efforts in…

Revolutionizing the Way We Create & Consume Food with 3D Printing

(Courtesy of My Modern Met) The holidays are all about food, family, and fun, but let’s be honest… sometimes all we want is the food! Food is something that’s universal and brings us together, no matter where we are or who we’re with. It’s the great unifier that helps us to feel close during the…

ProtoTip: Engineering & Design Solutions via Materials for 3D Printing

At ProtoCAM, we offer several liquid, filament, and powder-based 3D printing processes to meet your prototyping and small-batch production requirements. Within our 3D printing and additive manufacturing processes, we utilize a variety of materials with unique qualities to bring your unique 3D project to life. Our 3D polymer printing processes offer solutions utilizing both thermosetting and thermoplastic materials to…

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…