3D printed parts

Achieve complex geometries and high dimensional accuracy with cutting-edge 3D printing technology.

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3D printing technology is expanding design possibilities across the industrial landscape. From prototyping to volume production runs, 3D printing is scalable, precise, and versatile, and gives manufacturers the freedom to design complex parts with high dimensional accuracy for a variety of end-uses.

3D printing parts with Fast Radius is simple: upload your CAD file to our Cloud Manufacturing Platform™ and then work with our engineers to optimize your design and choose the right 3D printing technology. When you’re ready to move to production, manufacture your 3D printed parts on-demand with the click of a button.

Explore our 3D printing manufacturing technologies, including Stereolithography, Stratasys Fused Deposition Modeling, Carbon Digital Light Synthesis™, and HP Multi Jet Fusion.

Our 3D printing technologies

We offer the following 3D printing services:

Carbon® Digital Light Synthesis™ (DLS)

The Carbon DLS™ Process is a resin-based additive manufacturing technology, ideal for creating smaller, high fidelity parts with complex geometries, isotropic properties, and excellent surface finishes.

HP Multi Jet Fusion (MJF)

HP MJF technology is a powder-bed additive manufacturing technology capable of delivering strong, durable parts for a variety of industrial end-uses.
Stratasys Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)

Stratasys Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)

A popular additive technology, FDM is capable of producing relatively low-cost parts with a variety of materials and finishing options.

Stereolithography (SLA)

A tried-and-tested prototype manufacturing process, SLA employs photopolymerization to produce parts with intricate, accurate detailing, and excellent surface finishes.

3D printing applications

The 3D printing process is used to create parts for use across the industrial landscape:

Medical devices

3D printing prototypes can be manufactured rapidly to shave months off development timelines, and to produce biocompatible parts such as surgical guides and instruments.

Aerospace and automotive

Create custom 3D-printed parts for aerospace and automotive end-uses, manufactured to industry safety and certification standards.

Robotics

Create 3D printed parts quickly and efficiently to keep pace with the demands of the fast-moving robotics industry.

Consumer goods

With an array of finishing and post-processing options, 3D printing is used to produce parts for consumer-facing end-uses including retail, sport, and leisure.

Why choose 3D printing for your parts

Functional prototyping

The flexibility of 3D printing technology makes it particularly useful for exploring design concepts and for producing functional prototype parts for testing in real-world conditions.

Precision and accuracy

The dimensional accuracy and precision of 3D printing make it an ideal manufacturing option for creating custom parts with intricate shapes and angles.

Scalability

The 3D printing process is versatile and can scale to meet shifting market demands quickly and cost-effectively.

Complex assemblies

3D printing is an effective way to manufacture smaller, high detail parts for consolidation with other components in complex, multi-part assemblies.

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Design considerations

Get the most out of your 3D printing production process with the following design considerations:

3D printing benefits

DLS

  • Production-grade parts
  • Isotropic material properties
  • Smooth surface finish and fine details
  • High throughput
HP MJF

HP MJF 4200/5200

  • Produces fine features for complex parts
  • More consistent isotropic mechanical properties in the Z build direction when compared to other additive processes
  • Does not require supports (self-supporting) allowing more design freedom
  • High throughput

 

HP MJF Color

  • Produces full-spectrum color parts with a voxel-control system
  • Produces accurate, functional parts with intricate detail
FDM
  • Engineering-grade materials
  • Industry certifications
  • Large build volume

SLA

  • Intricate, accurate detailing
  • Excellent surface finish
  • Great for prototypes or one-off parts

Build volume

DLS

M2 printer

  • 189 x 118 x 326 mm
  • 7.4 x 4.6 x 12.8 in

 

L1 printer

  • 400 x 250 x 460 mm
  • 15.7 x 9.8 x 18.1 in
HP MJF

HP MJF 4200/5200

  • 375 x 375 x 280 mm
  • 14.8 x 14.8 x 11.0 in

 

HP MJF Color

  • 332 x 190 x 248 mm
  • 13.1 x 7.5 x 9.8 in
FDM
  • 914 x 610 x 914 mm
  • 36.0 x 24.0 x 36.0 in

SLA

  • 335 x 200 x 300 mm
  • 13.2 x 7.9 x 11.8 in

Minimum feature size

DLS

Material dependent, typically:

  • ~0.25 – 0.5 mm
  • ~0.01 – 0.02 in
HP MJF

HP MJF 4200/5200

  • 0.5 mm
  • 0.02 in

 

HP MJF Color

  • 0.5 mm
  • 0.02 in
FDM
  • 0.4 mm
  • 0.016 in

SLA

Minimum feature size is different for each resin – we are able to achieve complex and aggressive geometry.

Best achievable tolerance

DLS

Material dependent, typically:
+/- 0.3 mm
+/- 0.012 in

HP MJF

HP MJF 4200/5200
Features in X-Y Dimension
(0-100mm feature size):

  • +/- 0.3 mm
  • +/- 0.012 in

 

Features in X-Y Dimension
(>100mm feature size):

  • +/- 0.3% of feature size

 

Features in Z Dimension
(0-100mm feature size):

  • +/- 0.4 mm
  • +/- 0.016 in

 

Features in Z Dimension
(>100mm feature size):

  • +/- 0.4% of feature size

 

HP MJF Color
Features in X-Y dimension

  • +/- 0.4 mm
  • +/- 0.016 in

 

Features in Z dimension

  • +/- 0.8 mm
  • +/- 0.031 in
FDM
  • ± 0.381 mm
  • 0.015 in

SLA

N/A

Lead time

DLS

As low as 3 business days

HP MJF

HP MJF 4200/5200:

  • As low as 4 business days for Nylon PA 12
  • As low as 5 business days for 40% Glass Bead Filled Nylon PA 12
  • As low as 5 business days for TPA

 

HP MJF Color:

  • As low as 5 business days
FDM

As low as 3 business days

SLA

Receive prototypes in as few as 3 days. Production or high volume runs will be examined on a case by case basis.

3D printing materials and post-processing options

Manufacture 3D printed parts in a selection of materials, and select finishing and post-processing options:

Materials

DLS

Rigid materials

  • RPU 70
  • RPU 130
  • EPX 82
  • EPX 86
  • UMA 90
  • IND 405
  • MPU 100
  • CE 221


Non-rigid materials

  • EPU 40
  • EPU 41
  • SIL 30
HP MJF

HP MJF 4200: 

  • Nylon PA 12
  • 40% Glass Bead Filled TPA

 

HP MJF 580:

  • CB Nylon PA 12
FDM
  • Ultem 1010
  • Ultem 9085
  • Ultem 9085 CG
  • PC-10
  • PC-ISO
  • PC-ABS
  • ASA
  • ABS-ESD7
  • ABS-M30i
  • ABS-M30
  • PPSF
  • ST-130
  • Nylon 6
  • Nylon 12
  • Nylon 12CF
  • Antero 800NA
  • Antero840CN03

SLA

  • Surgical guide
  • Clear
  • Rigid
  • Tough 2000
  • Elastic
  • Flexible
  • Tough 1500
  • Durable
  • White
  • Black
  • Color
  • High Temp

Finishing and post-processing

DLS

  • Painting
  • Bead blasting
  • Smoothing
  • Press-fit inserts
  • Digital texturing
  • Hydrographics
  • Laser surface decorating / etching
HP MJF
  • Painting
  • Black dyeing
  • Bead blasting
  • Heat staked inserts
  • Press-fit inserts
  • Digital texturing
  • Clear coat
  • Vapor smoothing
  • Laser surface decorating / etching
FDM
  • Painting
  • Bead blasting
  • Sanding
  • Heat staked inserts
  • HeliCoil inserts

SLA

  • Painting
  • Bead blasting
  • Smoothing
  • Press-fit inserts
  • Digital texturing
  • Hydrographics
  • Laser surface decorating / etching

Why choose Fast Radius for 3D printing?

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Exceptional 3D prints

We use cutting-edge 3D printing methods and materials to create the highest quality parts for an array of commercial and industrial applications.

Industry-leading expertise

Work with a team of engineering experts throughout the 3D printing process to take your project from concept to fulfilment.
Industry Leading Experience
World Economic Forum

Manufacturing innovation

Innovation powers our 3D parts manufacturing process. Fast Radius has been recognized as one of the planet’s most innovative factories by the World Economic Forum.

Global reach

A global network of production partners and logistics hubs ensures the fastest possible shipping times. Our partnership with UPS gives us the power to move products around the world with ease.
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Factory of the Future

The factory of the future

The Fast Radius Cloud Manufacturing Platform™ combines digital design technology with the expertise of our team to make your project possible. Design your parts in the cloud, and ship on demand from our Virtual Warehouse™.

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Fast Radius manufacturing solutions

Fast Radius manufacturing solutions serve the needs of businesses across the industrial landscape. Explore our capabilities:

3D Printing

Fast, scalable 3D printing technology for a variety of industrial applications.

CNC Machining

Automated CNC turning and 3-axis and 5-axis milling, using rotating drills, end mills, and lathes.

Urethane Casting

Versatile mold-casting for the production of urethane parts customizable with colors and textures.

Injection Molding

Cost-effective plastic injection molding for precision, high volume production runs.

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