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What is 3D printing?

3D printing or additive manufacturing(AM) is a process of making three-dimensional solid objects from a digital file.

The creation of a 3D printed object is achieved using additive processes. In an additive process, an object is created by laying down successive layers of material until the object is created. Each of these layers can be seen as a thinly sliced cross-section of the object.

3D printing is the opposite of subtractive manufacturing which is cutting out / hollowing out a piece of metal or plastic with for instance a milling machine.

Why do you need 3D printing 

55-75% cheaper to produce parts compared with CNC milling”
No Tooling Costs! — Easy Design Modifications — Batch Production On-demand

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Generic AM process

AM involves a number of steps that move from the virtual CAD description to the physical resultant part. (If you like to learn more about AM process click here).

Don't worry you need not do all the steps you just send us the STL files we do the rest.

Take a look at our gallery to see our work.


3D printing services we provide



What is FDM?

Fused deposition modeling, or FDM 3D Printing, is a method of additive manufacturing where layers of materials are fused together in a pattern to create an object. The material is usually melted just past its glass transition temperature, and then extruded in a pattern next to or on top of previous extrusions, creating an object layer by layer.

Materials we print

TPU - flexible
Carbon Fiber

When to use FDM 3D printing 

FDM can be chosen over other 3d printing technologies when you want 

  • Prototyping with less cost

  • Quick batch production 

  • Test large models with different materials 

  • Mechanically stronger parts

  • Display Models


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DLP is one of the Photopolymerization 3D printing techniques. For the DLP 3D printing process, a digital projector screen is used to flash a single image of each layer across the entire platform at once. Because the projector is a digital screen, the image of each layer is composed of square pixels, resulting in a layer formed from small rectangular bricks called voxels. DLP can achieve faster print times for some parts, as each entire layer is exposed all at once, rather than drawn out with a laser.

What is DLP?

Materials we print

When to use DLP 3D printing 

DLP can be chosen over other 3d printing technologies when you want 

  • Highly detailed/precise Models

  • Smooth surface finish

  • Jewelry model making

  • Dental models 

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