Questions and Answers
Question 1: how fine/coarse can your printing go? (Z axis)
Answer: from 5 microns to 400 microns.
Question 2: can you make food grade utensils?
Answer: Food grade plastics are a delicate matter it depends on the specific use of the item.
Question 3: What can you make with Ultimaker 2 and 3?
Answer: What we can make is determined by size, from as small as 10mm up to 190mm by 190mm by 300mm.
Question 4: What materials can you print with?
PLA = Polylactic Acid (green renewable plastic)
T-PLA = Tough PLA (Acrylic/PLA blend)
POM = Polyoxymethylene (Delrin)
ABS = Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
PVA = Polyvinyl Alcohol
CPE = Copolyester
CPE+ = Copolyester
PC = Polycarbonate
XT-CF20, CarbonFiber/PLA, ColorFabb
NYLON = Polyamide
TPU95A = Thermoplastic Polyurethane
Breakaway = Polyurethane/Polylactic Acid Blend
Clear, Black, White, Grey Standard Resin
Question 5: How long does it take you to print an object?
Answer: It does depend upon the object specifically, however our machines can print roughly 6 grams per hour at a high-quality rate, or 0.024cc/min at maximum speed.
Question 6: Can you turn a two-dimensional image into a three-dimensional object?
Answer: yes, we can convert any picture such as a business logo to an SVG file, and from there incorporate it into a 3D model environment. (product library link)
Question 7: what brands of equipment do you use ?
Our Brands of Equipment
Form Labs SLS Stereo-lithographic printing
Form Labs SLA Printers and Resins,
EinScan for 3D Scanning Autodesk,
C.A.D. Modeling/ Computer Aided Design.
Direct Injection Moulding
Question 8: What is your Print Resolution ?
(our print resolution at 0.005 mm is smooth to the touch
Question 9: What temperature can your ceramic withstand
Answer: Ceramic Printing printed Ceramic can withstand up to 1700 Celsius (circumstances may vary)
Question 10:What other services can you provide ?
3D scan and print service we can come to you scan fettle and print at your will
24 hour emergency print service, we can scan and print a working item within hours (conditions apply)
DMLS printing available soon! stainless steel and alloy printing and manufacturing