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Design for Cheaper 3D Printing

We are thrilled that we can offer you so many materials for you to 3D print and explore!

To help you get started, we want to be as transparent with you as possible regarding our pricing so you can best design your model, for your budget.

After you upload your 3D file, you’ll see unique prices for each material. Each material is priced slightly differently based on their production process and material traits. When you hover over the price for each material, you’ll see how the model’s pricing is calculated.

Our Strong & Flexible Plastic cost is determined by Machine Space, Material Volume, and Labor.

Our Detailed Plastics, FUD/FD, Full Color Sandstone, and Metal materials are priced on Material Volume and Labor.

To best assist you in designing your 3D models, we’ve collected a series of design tips to help you optimize the price of your model, based on the material you are printing in:


Opening Your Shop

Design for Low Cost 3D Printing in Strong & Flexible Plastics

Learn design tips to help optimize the cost of your Strong & Flexible products.


Design for Low Cost 3D Printing: Detailed Plastics, Full Color Sandstone, and Metals

Design for Low Cost 3D Printing: Detailed Plastics, Full Color Sandstone, and Metals

Learn how to best prepare your 3D models for low cost printing in Detailed Plastics, FUD/FD, Full Color Sandstone, and Metal products.

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