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All customer prints are strictly confidential and we’ll never share them on our website or social media without permission.  Occasionally a project is just too good not to share though and with consent, we’ve created a library of customer case studies to show you just what is possible with our 3d printing service.

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Large Format Printing is HERE!!

Midlands 3D and have now added two of the awesome Raise3D N2+ machines to our 3d printing service line up.  The new machines will enable much larger print volumes up to 305x305x610mm and greatly improve the number of available materials. To-date, we've been focused on volume capability with a line up of over 50 machines producing PLA, PETG and ABS batches, whilst additional machines are dedicated to more complex print jobs and specialist materials such as flexible TPU and high detail resin based SLS processes. Having previously needed to turn away work which would have required printing a part in… Read More

Sports car dashboard printing

We recently showcased the new Raise3D large format machine capable of printing up to 305x305x610mm parts and it wasn't long before the first order arrived to test it! A customer contacted us with their own design for a race car dashboard which needed to be printed in as few pieces as possible using ABS plastic.  The design comprised a main pod for two large dials, a further pod for dials to the left of the main pod and a third stand-alone pod for three more dials.  Each pod required a significant amount of support material but with some adjustments, we… Read More

2000 Ejector Seats in under 5 days?

www.martin-baker.com World leader in the design and manufacture of ejection and crash worthy seats Martin-Baker recently contacted Midlands 3D to help with a novel challenge to 3D print 2000 model ejector seats for their visit to the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) show. Martin-Baker intended to exhibit a model fighter jet complete with working ejector seat in the Techno Zone of the RIAT 2018 show supporting the show’s support of STEM (Science, Technology, English, Maths) education area.  A combination of engineering skills, 3d modelling and ultimately our 3d printing service came together to create a truly interactive exhibition piece for… Read More

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