3D printing in research

3D printing in research

3D printing in research
enables faster breakthroughs

Researchers are turning to 3D printing to help them craft prototypes. Our 3D printers can create near impossible geometries in production-grade plastics, precise forms with multiple material properties and pretty much anything else. All without confidential information leaving your lab.

  • Product development
  • Test validation
  • Quality control
  • Custom tools
  • Jigs, fixtures & gauges
  • Learning aid
  • Lab equipment

3D printing enhances research

Discov3ry extruder Ultimaker silicone

Open flexibility

Ultimaker 3D printers are open source, so you can to tweak them to fit your research needs on materials, pastes, liquids or whatever. You’re in control.

Olsson Ultimaker lab

Genius of Mr Olsson

The Olsson Block was created during neutron research to help print sample mounts from boron carbide. It’s now a standard part on the Ultimaker 2+ 3D printer.

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3D printing prototype RC car

Team Fast’s future fuel

The goal of Team FAST is to develop formic acid as the future of sustainable fuel. They use Ultimaker 3D printers to create equipment and prototypes.

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Bioprinting with the Ultimaker 2+

3D bioprinting breakthrough

By modifying an Ultimaker 2+, researchers developed a way to create more precise health care aids in tandem with their specially developed bio-ink.

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