3D Printing Breaks Prototype Barrier and Moves into Manufacturing for DuroLabs and Proto Labs

Published by , June 9, 2017 2:10 pm

(AutomationWorld) 3D printing technology is being used to produce finished goods. Two examples were recently announced by DuroLabs and Protolabs.
DuoLabs recently reported on the use three Stratasys 3D printers operating 24/7 enabling the company to build multiple drone parts, from camera and battery mounts to the internal frame and landing gear. Similarly, Proto Labs, a contract manufacturer of custom prototypes and on-demand production parts turned to 3D printing as part of its broad manufacturing ecosystem. The company has eight factories around the world specializing in nine different manufacturing processes.

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