Category Archives: 3D Blog

Ultimate 3d-Changing how we price lower quantity part runs!

At Ultimate 3D we excel at large production runs. As a result, we compete with injection molding prices when you amortize the tooling into the mix. We have come to realize that our pricing structure is inhibitive to the onesie, twosie quantities. Hence, we have restructured how we price your parts. That said, if you […]

Ultimate 3D now Finishing 3D Printed Parts

Finishing 3D Printed Parts We have teamed up with a world class Painter/Finisher to help bring your prototype and production parts to life. Finishing 3D printed price. We offer a full spectrum of colors, once the color is decided you can chose a finish from Flat to Full Gloss finishes. Your parts are sanded smooth, then filler primer is […]

Ultimate 3D Has Expanded

Our New Prodways P4000X printer has arrived and is up and running! What does this mean for you?  It means we can print twice as many parts keeping our outstanding lead-time to 1 week or less.   From the beginning we have situated ourselves to be your number one supplier of 3D Printed parts, this […]

Ultimate 3D now printing with ALUMIDE

Alumide is a material used in 3D printing consisting of nylon filled with aluminum particles, its name being a combination of the words aluminum and polymide.The aluminum in the plastic creates a unique feel and look. Your part will have a slight “sparkle” to it in a grey metallic tint. The aluminum makes it easier […]

Hydrographic Print Finishes

The Team at Ultimate 3 D are now offering Hydrographic Print Finishes!If you have a project that requires a custom finish we now offer hydrographic prints from TWN Industries.We have taken on the task to learn and implement this discipline into our mix of finishes which include:Dyeing parts – Black, Red, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, […]

Ultimate 3D Open House

A little over a year ago we became Ultimate 3D LLC, in celebration we want to throw a party and you are invited!  Please RSVP at so we know how many to plan for. Many have already committed, but we don”t want anyone left out! We will have locally grown grass fed hamburger and […]

Ultimate 3D is proud to sponsor Palatov Motorsports as they take on Heavy Hitters for another win in this year’s Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb

The Ultimate 3D team has a history and love for racing, so we’re excited to sponsor Palotov Motorsport as they once again take on the challenge Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb on June 28, 2015.Also known as “The Race to the Clouds,” The Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb is an annual race to the summit of Colorado’s renowned […]

3D Printing Assemblies no assembly required!

As 3D printing becomes more prevalent in the manufacturing arena and as we continue to master the art, new doors open and new ways of thinking emerge. Designers and engineers can create assemblies with fewer nuts and bolts, fewer items on a bill of materials and fewer steps to a finished product.  Think about the savings […]

Keys to a Cost effective 3D Printed Project

Often we receive models that are bulky and rather large. Take the Sioux Falls Cathedral for instance, a great architectural piece.Sioux Falls CathedralThe bounding box is 141mm x 183mm x 189mm tall, with a solid volume of 1283 cubic centimeters. As is, this will not be a cost effective 3D printed project as a solid, given the […]

Reaching New Heights: 3D Printing in Aerospace & Why it’s Catching On

 Today, 3D printing is streamlining processes in companies of all sizes, with particular prominence in the automotive, aerospace, medical, and defense sectors.  In this post we will focus on 3D printing in aerospace, including how and why the technology has gained so much traction in the sector. Why doesn’t aerospace just stick to traditional manufacturing […]