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Case Studies

Testing Materials with 3D-Printed Catapults

As a part of a recent event at Da Vinci Science Center, ProtoCAM set out to make 3D-printed catapults while testing which material, print method, and orientation would work best for this somewhat tricky design.

Fader Plugs: A “World’s First” in Hearing Protection

Fader Plugs is an innovative product years in the making. Initially conceived by CEO and Founder Blaise Delfino in early 2015, the device is the first mechanical, adjustable earplug that allows the consumer to adjust sound attenuation without taking the device out of their ear. The product came to fruition with the help of the 3D printing experts at ProtoCAM.

From SLA to MJF: 3D Printing Through the Years

Ross McLennan, an engineer in design and product development with Streamlight, has been a ProtoCAM customer since the very beginning, and he continues to utilize ProtoCAM to develop prototypes using the latest materials and print styles available.

Rapid Prototyping Sporting Goods Case Study

Introducing the Ball Cannon Football Launcher In 2008, Fred Hafer Jr. wanted to buy a football throwing machine for his son. After months of searching online and in sporting goods stores, he concluded that what he wanted didn’t exist. Eight years later, with the help of ProtoCAM’s additive manufacturing for plastic parts, Ball Cannon is…

Food Manufacturing Case Study

To keep the production line running smoothly and turn out flawless product, Just Born, Inc. approached ProtoCAM to produce an internal conformity sample of a 5-chick PEEPS® cluster.

Prosthesis Development Case Study

It was game-changing pattern recognition technology designed to improve control for patients requiring prosthetic arms that motivated the launch of Coapt, LLC, and their COMPLETE CONTROL™ system.

Design for Manufacturing Case Study

Sealeze - ProtoCAM Case Study

ProtoCAM has worked with Sealeze on multiple projects that span the product development cycle.

Additive Manufacturing Design for Medical Case Study

Charles River Laboratories: ProtoCAM case study

Charles River Laboratories worked with ProtoCAM to quickly develop a handheld medical test device to be used for scientific testing on NASA Space Shuttle flights

Rapid Prototyping Office Furniture Case Study


ProtoCAM’s rapid prototyping and rapid manufacturing are widely used by furniture designers and manufacturers to produce physical, tangible prototypes or working demonstration products for design and testing.

Orthopedic Prototype Case Study

ProtoCAM Case Study

ProtoCAM recently worked with a customer on a medical rapid prototyping project involving knee replacement orthopedic prototype.