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3D printing processes

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Introduction to SLS 3D Printing
Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)
6 day lead time
SLS is used for both prototyping and small-batch production of functional plastic parts with good mechanical properties.
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MultiJet Fusion (MJF)
6 day lead time
HP's Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) can be used for both prototyping and small-batch-production of functional plastic parts.
Metal 3DP 101 - Part 2 - DMLS-SLM
Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS)
10 day lead time
DMLS produces high performance, end-use metal 3D printed parts for industrial applications in the aerospace, automotive and medical industries.
Online rapid prototyping service
Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)
4 day lead time
FDM is the most widely available 3D printing process, mainly used for low-cost prototyping and design verification with very fast turn around times.
SLA is capable of producing smooth surfaces that represent injection molded parts. This part was printed with High Detail Resin.
Stereolithography (SLA)
4 day lead time
SLA is most suitable for visual applications where an injection mold-like, smooth surface finish, and a high level of feature detail are required.

3D printing materials

Below is a list of our standard 3D printing materials. To instantly compare material prices, upload your parts to our online platform.

3DP 101 - MJF nylon part
Nylon
3 grades available
High strength and impact resistance. Used for functional prototypes.
3DP 101 - PETG part - square
PETG
3 colors available
Good for mechanical parts with high impact resistance and flexibility. Sterilizable.
FDM Rapid Prototyping Service
PEI ULTEM
2 grades available
Engineering plastic, high performance applications, flame retardant.
SLA is capable of producing smooth surfaces that represent injection molded parts. This part was printed with High Detail Resin.
Resin
11 resins available
High detail and smooth surface, injection mold-like prototyping.
3DP 101 - Stainless steel part - square
Stainless Steel 316
1 grade available
High strength and stiffness, good detail.
FDM is an excellent solution for low cost, rapid prototyping of enclosures and housings. This part was printed with ABS.
ABS
3 types available
Commodity plastic, improved mechanical and thermal properties compared to PLA.
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PLA
8 colors available
High stiffness, good detail, affordable. Good for low-cost & fast prototyping.
3DP 101 - ASA part - square
ASA
3 colors available
Good UV stability and high chemical resistance, preferred material for outdoor applications.
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TPU
Shore hardness 85A-95A
Rubber-like material, suitable for tubes, grips, seals and gaskets.
3DP 101 - Aluminum part - square
Aluminum AlSiMg10
1 grade available
Aluminum is a metal with good strength-to-weight ratio, high thermal and electrical conductivity, low density and natural weather resistance.

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Injection molding

1000+ parts parts in 2 - 8 weeks

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Sheet metal

1 to 500 parts in 5 days

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CNC machining

1 to 500 parts in 5 days

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Our 3D Printing service has been rated 4.9/5

Over 848 customers in Cardiff satisfied with our local 3D printing service.

“Excellent, friendly service. High quality end product delivered very quickly and exactly as expected. Thanks very much.”

Jude, Gloucester
Standard resin, SLA/DLP

“Brilliant service, kept me up to date with the progress as well.”

Sam, Oxford
Standard PLA, FDM

“First class service,quickly delivered,well presented.”

Leslie, Boscastle
Standard ABS, FDM

“Delivered sooner than expected. Good quality. Would use again. ”

seb, bristol
Standard resin, SLA/DLP

“Was very quick and the printing was good. ”

Ashutosh, Bath
Durable resin (PP-like), SLA/DLP

“first time i have ever used a service like this and it was very impressive”

gordon, Ringwood
Standard PLA, FDM

“Wow, they really have their settings dialled in for these materials. Very happy with the prints. Very fast turn around and delivery. Recommended! ”

David, Poole
Standard ABS, FDM

“Very helpful and accommodating, great print quality, fast shipping and great value too! Perfect seller!”

David, Bridgend
Standard PETG, FDM

“very quick service and very good print quality. Highly recommended!”

Damien, Poole
Standard PLA, FDM

“Utterly solid parts, very cleanly printed with minimal cleanup required, fast service and commendable communication throughout the process. Would both recommend to a friend and order again!”

Greg, Gloucester
Standard ABS, FDM

“Brilliant , customer service and very helpful”

johnathan, Cwmbran
Standard PLA, FDM

“Excellent service. The prints were turned around quickly, and we were very happy with the results. Thanks.”

Dylan, Cardiff
Standard PLA, FDM

“Fast and product was as expected. Would recommend.”

Joshua, Newton Abbot
Standard ABS, FDM

“Great service, informative, speedy and very helpful, will be using this service again.”

Natalie, NEWTON ABBOT
Standard PETG, FDM

“Very friendly service. So helpful and went above and beyond with everything I needed. Couldn't be happier! Will definitely be using this service again.”

David, SWANSEA
Standard ABS, FDM

“Really good and fast service. I will be coming back again for more prints. Thank you!”

Vytautas, Bournemouth
Standard PLA, FDM

“Fantastic service and experience. I had my first prototype drawn up and despite me messing up the sizes, 3d Hubs contacted me to amend over the phone to ensure that I got exactly what I wanted. I will be using them in future for my other design needs. ”

Katie, Westbury Park
Standard PLA, FDM

“Speedy service. Parts arrived, print quality as expected. Very well wrapped for postage.”

Ashley, Bristol
Standard PLA, FDM

“Very good quality, fast turn around, competitive price”

Wolfgang, Bournemouth
Standard PLA, FDM

“Quite a simple part. But all good and very helpful communication before printing...”

Jonathan, Oxford
Standard resin, SLA/DLP

“Very quick and professional service and the print turned out great!”

Kacper, BOURNEMOUTH
Standard Nylon, FDM

“Excellent service... Fast, friendly and informative.... Print quality excellent for FDM.... Some clean up will be required, but only what expected... Far better quality than I have managed myself...”

phil, Bournemouth
Standard PLA, FDM

“Everything was perfect, would definitely use this service again. Thanks Mark. ”

Jemma, Taunton
Standard TPU, FDM

“It's going to be a while before I can see if this thing does the job I want it for, but so far I'm very happy with the service I received!”

Phil, Cheltenham
Standard PLA, FDM

“Perfect! Superb quality print, fast service - faultless”

Jonathan, Gloucestershire
Standard resin, SLA/DLP

“Excellent communication and service. Highly recommmended.”

Nick, Bewdley
Standard PLA, FDM

“Communication, product quality and service was perfect. Thanks ”

Alisdair, Andover
Standard PLA, FDM

“Great provider! Quick, responsive and did a great job! Definitely recommended!”

Roberto, Oxford
Standard PLA, FDM

“As a newcomer to 3D printing we were very grateful for the helpful advice provided and we're delighted with the results.”

Anthony, TEMPLECOMBE
Standard PLA, FDM

“Great printing quality and communication from vendor. Post from Italy was very slow (14 days) so would recommend you use a priority/tracked shipping if you are in a hurry.”

Kevin, Frome
Standard PEI (ULTEM), FDM

“Fantastic service, will be using again 100%”

Karl, Pontypridd
Standard PLA, FDM

“Brilliant service, quick response, printing and quick delivery. Happy with my order!”

Christopher, Barry
Standard ABS, FDM

“Friendly staff and great communication to ensure I had everything I needed. Speedy printing and delivery ensured that I didn't have to wait long. Would easily recommend to a friend.”

Matthew, Southampton
Standard ABS, FDM

“great printer, brilliant communication, would highly recommend.”

Jack, Salisbury
Standard PLA, FDM

“Great service, great quality, great people. Give them a try just like I did. If you get confused or have any questions, they are quick to respond and help in any way they can.”

Marc, Croespenmaen
Standard resin, SLA/DLP

“printed very strong and love it very much.”

Zheyan, Bath
Standard ABS, FDM

“It was a pleasure doing business. Fast turn around and excellent communication. Highly recommended and would do business again.”

Dom, Exeter
Woodfill PLA, FDM

“Great service, checked, printed and sent very quickly!”

Dean, Bristol
Standard PLA, FDM

“Excellent service and a high quality print. Many thanks.”

Kevin, Bristol
Standard ABS, FDM

“Quick delivery, parts perfect for my needs, and great communication!”

Ben, Paignton
Standard ABS, FDM

“As always, excellent print quality and service!”

Caroline, Hereford
Standard ABS, FDM

“Those parts are really nice! Thanks a lot!”

Yu, Bristol
Standard PLA, FDM

“Parts were of good quality and accuracy, would definitely use again.”

Robert, Shepton Mallet
Standard ABS, FDM

“Very good quality, excellent communication and quick turn around. Will use again”

Nicholas, Bristol
Standard PLA, FDM

“Thank you for your excellent quality parts and quick shipping! The extra pulley was a very well received gesture! Wouldn't hesitate to come back to you in the future!”

Daniel, Birmingham
Standard PLA, FDM

“Perfect! Really helpful and knowledgable, super fast postage too. Will be using again!”

Josh, Weymouth
Standard PLA, FDM

“Service recommended. Completed my prints timely and assisted with some model issues. Brilliant communications.”

Andrew, Whitminster
Standard PLA, FDM

“Prompt replies to questions. Very helpful and informative with regard to method of printing and best material for our project. Delivered on time.”

Paul, Abingdon
Standard PLA, FDM

“Very fast printing, ordered in the Saturday's morning, collected in the evening. All good.”

Vasyl, Swansea
Standard PLA, FDM

“Great quality print, quick turnaround and clear communication. Highly recommended.”

Syead, Appleton
Standard PLA, FDM

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