3D Printing for Lighter and Faster Drones

From strong plastics to polished metals, Shapeways’ materials can bring your ideas to life.

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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Parts 3D Printed


3D Printing Technologies


Professional Materials


Countries Shipped


Drone Modification

Develop drone parts for your individualized designs and needs.

  • Support structures
  • Camera gimbals
  • Drone frames
  • Landing gears
  • GoPro/Camera mount

Custom Drone Designs

Looking to design from scratch? Our team will help turn your ideas into a reality.

  • Pocket drones
  • Racing drones
  • Quadcopter drones

Professional Drone Development

Professional drones with highly custom functionalities and requirements. Innovate your offering with less weight, faster speed, longer battery life, and unique functionalities.

  • Imaging and aerial cinematography
  • Surveying
  • Topography analysis
  • Photogrammetry

Case Studies

Manufacture high-quality products in 75+ of the best materials and finishes, from plastics to metals.
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Kespry specializes in manufacturing drones for mapping and surveying. By 3D printing their drone parts, they were able to prototype and print the covers for their drones’ electronic components and cut costs substantially.
Quantum Systems
From rapid prototyping to final production parts, Quantum Systems quickly grow their company by utilizing Shapeways 3D printing to manufacture complex yet lightweight parts for their drones.


Drone 3D Printing
By using Shapeways, Kespry is able to quickly iterate to meet evolving customer needs while maintaining reasonable costs.

Why Trust Us?

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

75+ Materials

With over 75 materials ranging from versatile plastic to steel, aluminum and other precious metals, we have what you need for any case.

We can help you scale your business.