Protolabs

5540 Pioneer Creek Dr
Maple Plain,  MN  55359-9003

United States
763-479-3680
http://www.protolabs.com
  • Booth: 1031

Protolabs is the world's fastest digital manufacturing source for rapid prototyping and on-demand production. The technology-enabled company produces custom parts and assemblies in as fast as 1 day with automated 3D printing, CNC machining, sheet metal fabrication, and injection molding processes. Its digital approach to manufacturing enables accelerated time to market, reduces development and production costs, and minimizes risk throughout the product life cycle. Visit protolabs.com for more information.


 Products

  • High Requirement Metal 3D Printing
    Protolabs offers a simple, turnkey solution for high-requirement direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) projects. This includes several secondary operations for improved part quality, process validation, material traceability, and quality inspections....

  • Machining

    • 3- and 5-axis milling
    • Lathe
    • Wire EDM
    • Tapping and reaming

    Powder Analysis

    • Chemistry
    • Size and distribution
    • Certificate of Conformance (CofC)
    • Single lot traceability

    Certified Mechanical Testing

    • Fatigue
    • Tensile
    • Vibration
    • Hardness

    Certified Heat Treatments

    • Hot isostatic pressing (HIP)
    • Stress relief
    • Solution annealing
    • Aging

    Inspection

    • CMM scanning
    • Optical scanning
    • CT scanning
    • X-ray
    • Roughness
  • Secondary Operations for Injection Molding
    We offer a number of secondary operations, ranging from quality documentation to standardized mold finishes to basic assembly. Turnaround time for each process varies and is dependent on factors like part complexity and quantity....

  • INSPECTION REPORTS
    Lead Time:
    • Digital: 3+ business days
    • Conventional: 7+ business days
    Required Inputs:
    • CAD/part link
    • 2D drawing with dimensions
    to be inspected
    • Quantity of parts to be inspected

    Not Accepted: Customer-supplied forms
    PPAP

    Lead Time: 5+ business days

    Required Inputs:
    • CAD/part link
    • 2D drawing with dimensions
    to be inspected
    • Quantity of parts to be inspected

    Not Accepted: Customer-supplied forms


    MOLD TEXTURING
    Lead Time: 9 business days
    Required Inputs:
    • CAD/part link
    • 2D drawing/image with faces to be textured
    • Desired texture (e.g., MT 11010)


    PAD PRINTING
    Lead Time: 3+ business days
    Required Inputs:
    • CAD/part link
    • 2D drawing noting location of graphics
    • Adobe Illustrator file noting size of graphic
    • Part quantity
    • Material: Only ABS, PC, ABS/PC are available
    • Color specification (Pantone #)

    Unavailable: Any material not listed above


    THREADED INSERTS (HEAT STAKING AND
    ULTRASONIC WELDING)

    Lead Time: 5+ business days
    Required Inputs:
    • CAD/part link
    • 2D drawing noting insert type and location
    • Assembly CAD, if possible
    • Part material, quantity

    Unavailable: Custom inserts; material including
    LSR, TPE, PEEK; part-to-part welding


    BASIC ASSEMBLY
    Lead Time: 3+ business days
    Required Inputs:
    • CAD/part link, assembly drawing or CAD
    • Part quantity
    Unavailable:
    • Clean room assembly
    • Ultrasonic welding of plastic parts together


    LASER ENGRAVING
    Lead Time: 4+ business days for parts
    9+ business days for molds
    Required Inputs:
    • Drawing or CAD identifying size
    • Location and depth of engraving
    • Part quantity, if applicable
    • Material

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