3D printing <br>functional prototypes

3D printing
functional prototypes

Save time and money by proving
a design before production

By using an Ultimaker to create functional prototypes, you’re able to test form, fit and function again and again with an accurate representation of the final product or part. It’s a smart and cost-effective way to design.

  • Function and fit testing
  • Confirm manufacturability
  • Evaluate ergonomics and feel
  • Rapid prototyping

Examples of 3D printed prototypes

3D printed product design prototype

Design products rapidly

The amount of time to finalize a product is shrinking with 3D printing. This leaves room for improved designs and more innovation.

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3D printed shoe prototypes

Test fit and function instantly

Thanks to 3D printing, it’s possible to touch your design in hours rather than weeks, so you can quickly test the market and get feedback too.

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3D printed toy prototypes

Design for manufacturability

Now you can verify form, function and manufacturability early on. This helps you to catch costly mistakes far earlier in the development cycle.

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3D printed rc car

Reach breakthroughs faster

With 3D printers prototypes are less costly and faster to produce – this leaves far more time for research breakthroughs.

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