3D Printing Service

Shapeways 3D printing is one of a kind due to the vast amount of materials we offer, customer service and shipping options.

Getting Started

Upload your file. Don’t have a file? We can help.

Select a material and finish that best suits your product.

We’ll start printing your item using our industrial 3D printers and post process your product.
Your print will be shipped and will show up at your door ready to use!

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3D Printed Architectural Models

Residential, Commercial, Landscape and Industrial architectural models are easily produced.

  • Full 3D model lets you view every angle of a scale model prior to submitting your design to clients
  • Exponentially faster production than traditional model-making methods

Medical Models

Medical 3D models enable you to get hands-on with your structure. This gives you a perspective that could not be achieved through images on a screen.

  • Small Molecules
  • Proteins, Macromolecules and Viruses
  • Bacteria, Cell, Tissue, Organism

High-Quality Gaming

Make your gaming mini look exactly like your unique character, ready to take on new quests and adventures.

  • Durable Quality
  • Customized Look
  • Make a physical version of an online MMORPG or tabletop RPG character

Case Studies

Shapeways customers continue to impress, making enormous strides in applications featuring everything from high-tech drone technology to beer brewing! Each of the case studies tells a fascinating story.

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Evan Gant
Based in Boston, Evan Gant is an industrial designer who’s been experimenting with the possibilities offered by different materials. His product, the Twist Light, started out as an exploration of how to use the flexible properties of the material in an interesting way.
SNOOZ is known as the world’s best-sounding white noise machine. Working with Shapeways to 3D print iterations of the design to reach the ideal sound system, the SNOOZ team cut substantial time and costs in their production process by rapidly prototyping.
"I was always fascinated with the capabilities of 3D printing technology and when I found a need in the market for lightweight headpieces designed for people who want to move around in them and dance all night, I immediately thought, ‘I have to be able to 3D print them!’”
Ola Shekhtman is the designer behind Cityscape Rings. Her jewelry collection is 3D printed by Shapeways and sold on-demand via Shapeways’ e-commerce integration with Etsy.

The Shapeways Advantage

Industrial 3D Manufacturing

We use the most advanced manufacturing technology and materials to provide you with professional and market-ready products.

Fast Turnaround

Our quick turnaround times ensure that you’ll get your prototypes back faster than you would with traditional manufacturing processes.

Reliable Quality

Accurate and repeatable printing process allows you to print your products with precision every single time.

Leading-Edge Manufacturing Technology

We use the most advanced manufacturing technology and materials from cutting-edge industry leaders.

3D Printing On Demand

Whether you need to prototype one part or enable mass customization on a single product, Shapeways has the manufacturing technology to meet your needs

90+ Materials

With over 90 materials ranging from versatile plastic to steel, aluminum and other precious metals, we have what you need for any case.

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