Tag Archives: SLS

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 […]

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 info@ult3d.com 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 […]

Comparing SLS (Selective Laser Sintering) with injection molding

  Before you manufacture anything, you need to decide two major things: What material(s) your product will be made of. How to manufacture it.   This post will contrast injection molding and 3D printing, specifically looking at the costs associated with each. As a common 3D production method, we’re using selective laser sintering as our […]

3D Printing with Nylon: Why we love it, and you should too

As many of you may already know, nylon is a thermoplastic. If you’re 3D printing with nylon materials, you’re either using a powder that hardens into durable plastic when melted by a laser, or you’re using a plastic filament that’s extruded through a nozzle. Nylon has unique properties that make it a preferable material to print […]

How much does 3D printing cost?

Many people exploring advanced manufacturing options are curious about the cost of 3D printing. Determining the cost of a 3D printing project can be tricky because the technology is relatively new and many companies differ in the way they structure their pricing. By familiarizing yourself with the basic costs associated with 3D printing, you can […]