Posts By Christa Carey

rubber feet

Every week, Team Protocase is bringing you a Proto Tech Tip video, where we’ll give an informative look at a particular aspect of sheet metal fabrication and CNC Machining. This week, Cody from our Engineering & Design Services team is back for another video. This time, he is providing an overview of rubber feet, and why they're a useful addition…

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Every week, Team Protocase is bringing you a Proto Tech Tip video, where we’ll give an informative look at a particular aspect of sheet metal fabrication and CNC Machining. This week, we've got Cody from our Engineering & Design Services team reviewing the different ways we can achieve permanent marking here at Protocase. Watch the full video below – or, if you’d prefer to…

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Every week, Team Protocase is bringing you a Proto Tech Tip video, where we’ll give an informative look at a particular aspect of sheet metal fabrication and CNC Machining. This week, we've got Daniel from our Engineering & Design Services team reviewing the different self-clinching fastener types that we offer at Protocase, and how they're useful. Watch the full video below – or,…

tuesday Tech Tips (2)

Every week, Team Protocase is bringing you a Proto Tech Tip video, where we’ll give an informative look at a particular aspect of sheet metal fabrication and CNC Machining. This week, Cody from our Engineering & Design Services team explains the differences between two specific types of self-clinching fasteners: concealed and flush self-clinching fasteners. Watch the full video below – or,…

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Every week, Team Protocase is bringing you a Proto Tech Tip video, where we’ll give an informative look at a particular aspect of sheet metal fabrication and CNC Machining. This week, Cody from our Engineering & Design Services team talks about drawer slides. Watch the full video below – or, if you’d prefer to read his Proto Tech Tip, we’ve got…

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Every week, Team Protocase is bringing you a Proto Tech Tip video, where we’ll give an informative look at a particular aspect of sheet metal fabrication and CNC Machining. This week, Chris from our Marketing team talks about type 2 and type 3 anodizing for your custom enclosures or parts. Watch the full video below – or, if you’d prefer to read…

Proto Tech Tips - Minimum Bends

Every week, Team Protocase is bringing you a Proto Tech Tip video, where we'll give an informative look at a particular aspect of sheet metal fabrication and CNC Machining. This week, Moataz from our Engineering & Design Services team talks about minimum bend dimensions and how far cutouts should be from bend lines. Watch the full video below - or,…

Flush-head fasteners installed on an anodized panel

For custom enclosures or parts, self-clinching fasteners can be a designer’s best friend. They solve a whole host of challenges when it comes to mounting components, and because of their compact design and low profile, they are a win aesthetically, too. Self-Clinching fasteners are threaded nuts, studs or standoffs that are mechanically pressed into metal, becoming a permanent part of…

sheet metal selection

One of the first steps in designing an enclosure is choosing what metal you will use. In this blog post, I will first examine some factors to consider when deciding which metal is the best choice for your project. Following that, I will review each of our metal options in detail so that you can make an informed choice, as…

pockets

If you haven't used our free CAD software - Protocase Designer, there's no better time to give it a try. While there are several different ways to work with us to have enclosures, panels or parts custom-manufactured, many of our customers rely on this software. With Protocase Designer, you can easily and quickly achieve your design goals by designing exactly what you…

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