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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.
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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.
FDM Rapid Prototyping Service
PEI ULTEM 9085
6 infill options
Engineering plastic, high performance applications, flame retardant.
SLA rapid prototyping service
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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1 to 500 parts in 10 days

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1 to 500 parts in 5 days

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Our 3D Printing service has been rated 4.93/5

Over 1,054 customers in Preston satisfied with our local 3D printing service.

“Great finish and printing, will order again soon!”

Qamar, Wakefield
Standard Nylon, SLS

“Great service and excellent communication. Highly recommended”

Anthony, Cannock, Staffordshire
Standard ABS, 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

“Couldn't be happier, service and quality is brilliant.”

Steven, Crewe
Standard PLA, FDM

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

Chris, West Kirby
Standard PETG, FDM

“Very good experience. Excellent service, would certainly use again. very pleased”

Lee, Priorslee, Telford
Standard PETG, 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

“Once again, excellent service and product quality.”

Geoff, Pontefract
Standard Nylon, SLS

“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

“Very good service, parts were well printed and consistent.”

HWProd
Standard ABS, FDM

“Very responsive and helpful, would highly recommend.”

Tom, Salford
Standard resin, SLA/DLP

“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

“great job on time and made to my requirements :) ”

michael, leeds
Standard PLA, FDM

“Great service and communication. Highly recommended !”

Emil, Bangor
Standard PLA, FDM

“Great service, print quality and communication. Will be ordering again. ”

Mark, Oldham
Standard resin, SLA/DLP

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

Ben, Bury
FDM

“Thank you! Super quick service. Would definitely recommend!”

Fay, Doncaster
Standard PLA, FDM

“Fantastic service. Would definitely recommend”

Robert, Harrogate
Standard ABS, FDM

“Great prints as usual, will be ordering again.”

Dale, Liverpool
Standard PETG, 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

“Great price and very fast turn around for a large batch of identical parts. Much appreciated.”

Timothy, York
Standard resin, SLA/DLP

“Speedy service, valuable advice. Excellent communication. highly recommended!”

Ahmed, Manchester
Standard ABS, FDM

“Thanks for an excellent service Felix! Very happy :)”

Jim, Dukinfield
Standard resin, SLA/DLP

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

Olga, Wirral
Stainless steel 316, DMLS/SLM

“Very good, consistent, print quality. Excellent service and communication, would highly recommend.”

Chris, Whitehaven
Standard ABS, FDM

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

Joseph, Sheffield
Standard ABS, FDM

“Print perfect first time. Really pleased, did the job perfectally”

Daniel, Mansfield
Standard ABS, FDM

“Fast turn around, great print, couldn't ask for better service”

Christopher, Liverpool
Standard resin, SLA/DLP

“Perfect transaction. Print was some of the best quality I've seen. Completed and despatched in good time, was packed very well. Very happy”

Nigel, Carlisle
Standard PLA, FDM

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

Dave, Leyland
Standard PETG, FDM

“Simple to use service. A lot of material options to choose from. Quick turnaround. Received the item, it looks great. and its accurate as well. Very happy with the result. Highly recommended!”

Virginijus, Sutton In Ashfield
Standard ABS, FDM

“First time I've ever had anything 3d printed. Smooth transaction, quick turn-around, and well packaged. Would use again.”

Roger, Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Standard PLA, FDM

“Quality of the parts was great, good communication and prompt service. Would definitely use again for any future needs”

Jason, Wigan
Standard ABS, FDM

“Products were printed after the Bank holiday, received and fitted. Deep gratitude”

Aaron, Penygroes
Standard PLA, FDM

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

Martyn, Stoke-on-Trent
Standard ABS, FDM

“Good service and communication. Very helpful when dealing with queries. ”

Raymond, Leeds
Standard ABS, FDM

“Excellent service- quick and great quality. Would recommend.”

joseph, York
Standard PLA, FDM

“Excellent Service and very high quality parts will defiantly be using them again. ”

Jonathan, Chorley
Standard resin, SLA/DLP

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

David, Bingley
Standard ABS, FDM

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

Stephen, Liverpool
Standard ABS, 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

“Again fantastic service and brilliant communication ”

Kyle, Bolton
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

“First time iv'e ever tried to get hold of a 3D printed product and this has been the definition of perfect service. Collected on the day I requested the job and the part is fully functional and as asked. Will definitely be using again”

Alexander, Liverpool
Standard ABS, FDM

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

Chris, HUDDERSFIELD
Standard PLA, FDM

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