Standard, Decorative & Engineering

3D Printing Materials

We have a vast range of 3D printing materials and colours available for almost every requirement.  We also offer recycled plastics in our most common materials offering a great alternative for you and your customers where sustainability is paramount.  If you’re not sure where to start, please don’t hesitate to contact us for help & advice.

Low Cost Prototyping | Decorative & Creative | Sustainable Materials | High Resolution, Jewellery & Model Making | Functional Parts | Flexible Parts | Outdoor Applications | Specialist & Engineering

Low Cost Prototyping

Our low cost options provide effective 3d printing solutions when managing cost is a priority and basic form and fit is the primary use.

3D Printing with PLA Plastic

Standard PLA

FDM

PLA is perfect for prototyping, decorative or light duty functional prints where the product will stay indoors, out of prolonged direct sunlight or temperatures above ~60 degrees C.


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Draft Resin

SLA

Ideal for rapid prototyping, quick tooling iterations and producing large parts. Printing at a 300 micron layer height, the surface finish is suitable for design testing & review.

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Decorative & Creative

Primarily using PLA, a vast array of colours and finishes are available from Pantone specific colours to high gloss silk finishes,matt finishes, rainbow, wood, glow-in-the-dark and even colour changing colours when subjected to UV or heat.

3D Printing with PLA Plastic

Standard PLA

FDM

PLA is perfect for prototyping, decorative or functional prints where the product will stay indoors, out of prolonged direct sunlight or temperatures above ~60 degrees C.


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Silk PLA
FDM

High gloss finish and silk-like surface with a higher impact strength than normal PLA.  Applications is very suitable for lamps, vases, clothing decoration and craft gifts.


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Matte PLA

FDM – 70% Recycled Plastic

Matte PLA aesthetical matte effect. Its surface diffuses light to give it a matt look, and creates a rough feeling.


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Cosmic (Glitter) PLA

FDM – 10% Recycled Plastic

Cosmic PLA provides an attractive sparkle to your prints with the added benefit of disguising the layer lines.


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Sustainable Materials

Developed using recycled materials, our recycled filament options provide a great alternative to our core materials whilst having a positive effect on your (and our) sustainability goals.

3D Printing with PLA Plastic

Recycled PLA

FDM – up to 55% Recycled Plastic

PLA is perfect for prototyping, decorative or functional prints where the product will stay indoors, out of prolonged direct sunlight or temperatures above ~60 degrees C.


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Recycled ABS
FDM – up to 100% Recycled Plastic

ABS is well known for its suitability for applications subject to higher temperatures and requiring strength & longevity. 3D models must allow for upto 8% shrinkage.


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Recycled PETg

FDM – up to 89% Recycled Plastic

PETG is a perfect material for both indoor and outdoor applications where strength, UV and greater heat resistance to PLA is required.


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ASA

FDM – 50% Recycled Plastic

ASA has a strength similar to ABS and has the added benefit of being UV resistant. This makes it an excellent choice for outdoors applications.


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High Resolution, Jewellery & Model Making

SLA resin printing offers the highest resolution 3d printing options.  Our industry leading machines and vast range of resins offers a vast range of possibilities where quality of finish and reproduction of detail is most important.

3D Printing with PLA Plastic

Standard Resin

SLA

For the greatest detail and smoothest finish, standard resins are ideal where parts have intricate detail or a smooth finish is required (after post processing).


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Castable Resin
SLA

This wax-filled material is designed for reliable direct investment casting with zero ash content and clean burnout. 3D printed items are suitable for both custom try-ons and final production.


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Functional Parts

Many of our materials can be used for functional end use parts depending on the application.  When printing, we’re also able adjust print parameters to focus on managing cost, increasing rigidity or strength in a chosen material.  If you aren’t sure what material may be best, we’re here to help, just ask.

3D Printing with PLA Plastic

PLA

FDM

PLA is perfect for prototyping, decorative or functional prints where the product will stay indoors, out of prolonged direct sunlight or temperatures above ~60 degrees C.


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PETg

FDM

PETG is a perfect material for both indoor and outdoor applications where strength, UV and greater heat resistance to PLA is required.


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ABS
FDM

ABS is well known for its suitability for applications subject to higher temperatures and requiring strength & longevity. 3D models must allow for upto 8% shrinkage.


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Carbon Filled
FDM

Carbon fibre is known for being strong, yet lightweight and features an attractive, matte black surface finish, with reduced layer visibility for enhanced visual effect.


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Tough Resin
SLA

Perfect for highly detailed functional parts that need to be strong and sturdy whilst maintaining. It comes in two versions which can be either stiff or with a slight flex.


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Durable Resin
SLA

Durable resin is a pliable, impact resistant, and lubricious material. It is ideal for squeezable parts and low-friction assemblies.


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Flexible Parts

Flexible prints are possible, and whilst there’s some limitations, we have a range of materials available in both FDM and SLA printing processes to match your requirements.

3D Printing with PLA Plastic

TPU

FDM

TPU is perfect for flexible prints, it adds elasticity to your models whilst still being very durable.


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Flexible Resin

SLA

Balancing softness with strength, Flexible Resin can withstand bending, flexing, and compression, even through repeated cycles.


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Outdoor Applications

Outdoor application must use UV stable materials for your 3d print or you will find your prints begin to degrade and fail over time, particularly in exposed locations.

3D Printing with PLA Plastic

ASA

FDM

ASA has a strength similar to ABS and has the added benefit of being UV resistant. This makes it an excellent choice for outdoors applications.


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PETg

FDM

PETG is a perfect material for both indoor and outdoor applications where strength, UV and greater heat resistance to PLA is required.


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Specialist & Engineering

The range of specialist 3d printing materials is expanding all the time.  Here’s a few of the applications and materials we offer, however we’re adding new materials all the time!

3D Printing with PLA Plastic

Carbon Fibre

FDM

Carbon fibre is known for being strong, yet lightweight and features an attractive, matte black surface finish, with reduced layer visibility for enhanced visual effect.


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High Temp Resin

SLA

High Temp Resin offers a high stability under heat, with a deflection temperature of 238 °C


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Castable Resin

SLA

This wax-filled material is designed for reliable direct investment casting with zero ash content and clean burnout. 3D printed items are suitable for both custom try-ons and final production.


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Castable Filament

FDM

Castable filament is designed to produce patterns for investment casting of metal and has a clean burnout without residue.


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Tough Resin
SLA

Perfect for highly detailed functional parts that need to be strong and sturdy whilst maintaining. It comes in two versions which can be either stiff or with a slight flex.


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Durable Resin
SLA

Durable resin is a pliable, impact resistant, and lubricious material. It is ideal for squeezable parts and low-friction assemblies.


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Dental Resins 
SLA

Our dental Resins empower dental labs and practices to rapidly manufacture biocompatible surgical guides, splints, fixed patterns and models, clear aligner models, and full dentures.

Dental Resin specifications