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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.
Introduction to FDM 3D printing
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.
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Polyjet
9 day lead time
Polyjet produces parts of the highest dimensional accuracy with very smooth surface finish, used for visual prototypes.

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.
A functional prototype of a ducting system, printed in PEI (Ultem) with FMD
PEI ULTEM 9085
6 infill options
Engineering plastic, high performance applications, flame retardant.
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Resin
7 resins available
High detail and smooth surface, injection mold-like prototyping.
3DP 101 - Stainless steel part - square
Stainless Steel
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
6 colors 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 60A-95A
Rubber-like material, suitable for tubes, grips, seals and gaskets.
3DP 101 - Aluminum part - square
Aluminum
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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1000+ parts parts in 2 - 8 weeks

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Sheet metal

1 to 500 parts in 10 days

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Our 3D Printing service has been rated 4.92/5

Over 741 customers in Chester satisfied with our local 3D printing service.

“the quality is good and the delivery speed was pretty quick”

Jung Hsuan, BIRMINGHAM
Standard TPU, FDM

“Excellent service and delivery even down to the care taken with the packaging. This was the first time I have used 3Dhubs and I would highly recommend.”

John, Newton Le Willows
Standard PLA, FDM

“From printing to delivery, process was smooth and high quality. Thanks.”

Trevor D., Dewsbury
Standard ABS, FDM

“Excellent prints - strong, smooth and perfect measurements. Also a very very speedy turnaround. Highly recommended! ”

Chris, West Kirby
Standard PETG, FDM

“Good printer, well packaged, quick delivery. Recommended.”

Kevin, Oldham
Standard ABS, FDM

“I have no prior experience with 3D printed objects, but as far as I can tell this is a very clean print. The plastic is nice and flexible so it's not likely to snap under general use.”

Dylan, Wigan
Standard ABS, FDM

“Hard working printer, keen to make sure the products meets requirements. Very good communicator and a pleasure to work with. ”

Gareth, Chester
Standard PLA, FDM

“Excellent communication and very easy to deal with. Thank you”

Shoaib, Birmingham
Standard ASA, FDM

“Very clear and good communication, parts were top notch. Will be using this site again”

Richard, Wakefield
Standard PLA, FDM

“excellent parts they came out beautifully ”

Matt, Preston
Tough resin (ABS-like), SLA/DLP

“Fast class service every time I use this service 2 part was a bit rough but I think that was down to the file not the service ”

George, Ellesmere Port
Standard ABS, FDM

“Very pleased with my prototypes, and will defiantly use this service again. Rob Morris Engineering & Compliance Manager Elmec Solutions”

Robert, Heanor
Standard ABS, FDM

“Perfect quality prints as always. Contacted me to ask permission to spend longer on my print job than usual so he could use it as a fine-tuning exercise to get a better finish, which I was fine with as I wasn't in a rush and resulted in a better quality outcome for me. Very friendly and impeccable quality every time.”

Arron, Swadlincote
Standard ABS, FDM

“This is my second order from this company and everything could not have been easier, communications were fast and the finished product was spot on. Will not hesitate to use them again.”

Andrew, Northwich
Standard ABS, FDM

“Good quality print, fast turnaround, great price.”

Matthew, Skipton
Standard PLA, FDM

“I did not expect the item to be delivered so quickly. I will definitely use this service again. thanks. :)”

Mark, Walsall
Standard ABS, FDM

“arrived fast, parts as expected, good communication”

Charlotte, Liverpool
Standard ABS, FDM

“The print was great quality and it shipped quickly, thanks!”

Ben, Bury
FDM

“Quick turnaround, great quality and fast postage. Thank you”

DALE, Dronfield
Standard PLA, FDM

“Very quick turnaround, good quality prints, very happy.”

Tom, Sheffield
Standard ABS, FDM

“Spot on service, really happy with the results”

Danny, Oldham
Standard ABS, FDM

“Excellent service and communication!!! AAA+++++++”

Don, Wrexham
Standard PLA, FDM

“Excellent service and print quality as ever but also a seriously quick turn around - turned up 4 days before the expected date! Very happy overall :)”

Robin, Sheffield
Standard PLA, FDM

“Good Price Quoted Qualitiy Prints answers all technical questions asked Recommended. :-)”

Andrew, Cannock Staffs
Standard PETG, FDM

“Great quality, communication and speed, overall a pleasant experience! Will use for any future projects!”

Olga, Wirral
Stainless steel 316, DMLS/SLM

“Unreal quality for a wax print, must use again.”

Sam, Wolverhampton
Castable resin, SLA/DLP

“Excelent comunication, great quality, great value. Very fast”

Aidas, Halesowen
Standard PETG, FDM

“Very good quality prints with a quick turnaround. Many thanks!”

Joseph, Sheffield
Standard ABS, FDM

“Excellent service. I'm very happy and will certainly be back for more : )”

Geoffrey, Wolverhampton
Standard PLA, FDM

“perfect as normal, great service. thanks ”

darren
Standard PLA, FDM

“Fantastic quality, clean part, well packaged and delivered quickly. Recommended and I'll be ordering parts again.”

Thomas, Sheffield
Standard resin, SLA/DLP

“These guys are VERY good, service was quick, they understood my needs and clearly care about what they are doing. Print quality was the best I have seen, I will not be going anywhere else! If you want great service and high quality then talk to this great group of people.”

Steve, Derby
Standard ABS, FDM

“Excellent communication and service. Highly recommmended.”

Nick, Bewdley
Standard PLA, FDM

“P25P perfect in every way great service fast turnaround for quick one off items superb ”

Dave, Leyland
Standard PETG, FDM

“Absolutely spot on! Will be using this again! ”

Martyn, Stoke-on-Trent
Standard ABS, FDM

“Delighted with the parts, they came earlier than expected which is a bonus. Thanks for your fantastic service.”

Paul, Huddersfield
Standard PLA, FDM

“Super Detailed prints. Blown away with quality. Cheers Guys”

Ashley, Belper
Standard resin, SLA/DLP

“Good communication, fast delivery, very well packaged parts :)”

David, Bingley
Standard ABS, FDM

“Fast service and I high quality finish as well”

John, Mold
Standard PLA, FDM

“Quick, professional and good quality finish product. ”

Joseph, Derby
Standard TPU, FDM

“Absolutely fab service. Item ready 4hrs faster than quoted.”

Stephen, Liverpool
Standard ABS, FDM

“Very helpful and friendly service would happily use this service provider again.”

Tom, Manchester
Standard Nylon, FDM

“Any kind of requests i made were done without any issues. Absolutely no problems and answered any queries i had asked. Will deffo use this this hub again should i need it”

Junaid, Blackburn
Standard ABS, FDM

“Quick printing time, good quality product. No Issues”

Michael, Long Eaton
Standard PLA, FDM

“Excellent service & communication. Parts quality even better than expected as well :) Couldn't be happier with the service I received :)”

Graham, Bury
Standard TPU, FDM

“Very good order, looks great and served purpose perfectly”

ben, Birmingham
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

“Really quick service and I'm really pleased with the result. ”

Matthew, Stockport
Standard ABS, FDM

“Great quality, fast turnaround. Thank you :)”

Nick, LEEDS
Standard resin, SLA/DLP

“Great service yet again, will certainly use them in the future”

Chris, HUDDERSFIELD
Standard PLA, FDM

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Industry

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Industry

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