Rapid Prototyping/RPD

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Star’s prototype helps stop the coffee wobbles

Rapid prototyping company, Star Prototype has helped an innovative Australian company develop a product that promises to put an end to the age old problem of wobbling tables in cafés and restaurants.


CRDM increases capacity

CRDM had a successful 2011 with increases in customer demand across the spectrum of its capabilities.


3D printing bureau

3D Creation Lab offers a fast service for rapid prototypes in a variety of materials including full colour models, rigid and flexible plastics.





Vacuum casting: What, why & how

Prototype Projects is a specialist prototyping bureau offering a complete range of prototyping services including SLA, SLS, CNC, RIM and Vacuum Casting.


Complete prototyping service

Prototype Projects is a specialist prototyping bureau. With 30 years of experience and continuing investment in technology and skills, we offer a complete rapid prototyping service from concept ...


Additive layer manufacturing in action

Minister of State for Universities and Science, David Willetts MP, visited the University of Exeter's Streatham Campus where he toured the new £2.6 million Centre for Additive Layer Manufacturing ...


Cusing system makes UK Debut

Concept Laser will release the latest addition of its Mlab Cusing System. The compact laser melting machine can produce small and intricate components.


Renishaw to highlight additive manufacturing

Renishaw is to exhibit its SLM125 and SLM250 Selective Laser Melting (SLM) machines at this year's TCT Live show later this month. The machines use a pioneering additive manufacturing process capable ...




Agentdraw competition offers platform for talent

For the second time, Agentdraw Limited is running its Young Product Design Competition and applicants are onto the third round. The competition has been designed to provide a platform for young ...


Free additive manufacturing report

Laser Prototypes has just released a complimentary report on the latest (and quirkiest) uses for Rapid Prototyping/Manufacturing technologies.


Laser marking anodised control panels

Anodised aluminum panels are commonly used for faceplates on control panel assemblies as these surfaces are exposed to increased wear and corrosion due to frequent human operator usage. The anodized ...



Ultem 9085 for rapid prototyping

ULTEM 9085 is a fl ame retardant high performance thermoplastic for direct digital manufacturing and rapid prototyping.


New powders for plastic parts

Rhodia has launched polyamide (PA) powders for rapid prototyping and small series manufacturing by selective laser sintering (SLS). This is the first time that PA 6 powders are offered for direct ...


Huntsman launches rapid manufacturing equipment

Araldite Digitalis is a new rapid manufacturing machine capable of producing large numbers of parts simultaneously at speed and with high accuracy. Based on entirely new MEMS (micro-electro ...


New ZScan 5.0 software

Z Corp has launched powerful software upgrade that simplifies use of its ZScanner handheld 3D laser scanners.


Stratasys offers low-cost FDM

Stratasys has brought out a Fused Deposition Modelling machine under the 'Dimension' brand name for $14,900.




RP Support partners with ALM

This new partnership will provide RP Support access to the complete range of ALM Laser Sintering powders for sole distribution into UK and Ireland and general sale into other European markets.