3D Printing Service

Additive manufacturing for precision prototypes and end-use production parts

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120+
Additive manufacturing machines
50,000+
Product developers served
124,000+
Parts printed each month

Looking for more than a desktop 3D printer can provide? Need an alternative to your in-house capabilities? Our industrial 3D printing service ensures accuracy and repeatability so you get highly precise parts—every time. At Protolabs, additive manufacturing is designed for functional prototypes, complex designs, and production components in as fast as 1 day.



3D Printing Processes

Metal 3D Printing

Direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) uses a fibre laser system that draws onto a surface of atomizsd metal powder, welding the powder into fully dense metal parts.

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Stereolithography (SLA)

Stereolithography (SLA) uses an ultraviolet laser that draws on the surface of liquid thermoset resin to create thousands of thin layers until final parts are formed.

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Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)

Selective laser sintering (SLS) uses a CO2 laser that fuses nylon-based powder, layer by layer until final thermoplastic parts are created.

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PolyJet & 3D Printed Silicone

PolyJet uses a jetting process where small droplets of liquid photopolymer are sprayed from multiple jets onto a build platform and cured in layers that form elastomeric parts.

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Multi Jet Fusion (MJF)

multi jet fusion 3d printed part

Multi Jet Fusion selectively applies fusing and detailing agents across a bed of nylon powder, which are fused in thousands of layers by heating elements into a solid functional component.

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Introducing 3D Polygon - the sample box for plastic 3D printing

Are you unsure which 3DP plastic material to use? Would you like to see and feel the choice in hand? That’s where 3D Polygon can help – a comprehensive 3DP plastic materials sample box to help you make that important decision.

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Custom Finishing for 3D Printed Parts

Looking to boost the strength, clarity, or appearance of your 3D-printed parts? Choose from microfluidic and micro-resolution materials, metal plating, secondary machining, and custom finishes like painting, clear coating, and decaling.

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