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The freedom to innovate
and iterate at every stage

When engineering bold new designs, 3D printing lets you try new prototypes, addressing problems and finding solutions as you go – all in only a matter of hours. Even those with complex internal structures and geometries, something traditional methods just can’t offer.

  • Concept models
  • Functional testing
  • Custom tools & parts
  • Jigs, fixtures & gauges
  • Small production runs

Enjoy the freedom of endless prototypes

3D printed plastic part in PLA versus end use molded metal part

Rapid prototyping and manufacturing

From model to final component in just two weeks. Normally this part would've taken 16. 3D printing is revolutionizing the manufacturing process.

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3D printed airplane part prototype

Engineer complex geometries with ease

Prototyping on an Ultimaker allows you to realize your vision at low cost, refining ideas before going into production.

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The Olsson Block was engineered to make the Ultimaker 2 even more versatile

Swift engineering breakthroughs

When research engineer Anders Olsson wanted a different print head to print boron carbide plastic, he made a prototype using his Ultimaker.

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