3D printing technologies offer unique, affordable, and fast prototyping solutions. TEAM offers 5 distinct 3D printing technologies, each of which presents its own set of advantages and disadvantages. Please use the descriptions, combined with the printer-comparison guide found below when selecting a service. Feel free to contact us for further clarification.

FDM – Fused Deposition Modeling

Reinforced FDM – Fiber-reinforced Fused Deposition Modeling

SLA – Stereolithography

Polyjet – Jetted Photopolymer

CLIP – Continuous Liquid Interface Printing

Basic Comparison:

Printing Technology Material Strength Accuracy Geometric Flexibility Relative Cost
FDM Good Fair Fair $
Reinforced FDM Excellent Very Good Good $$$-$$$$$*
SLA Good Very Good Good $$
CLIP Very Good Excellent Fair $$$-$$$$$*
Polyjet Poor Excellent Excellent $$$
* Dependent on material selection

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