FDM 3D Printing in Placentia CA

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Choose an Experienced Company for FDM 3D Printing in Placentia CA

It may be true that more companies are getting into this field but that does not mean that they are qualified to do so. Stick with a company that has been providing excellent service for many years – stick to ProTek Models. We do everything in house, cam provide work with a variety of materials, and have tried and true methods to offer the best results. Contact us at (909) 477-6866 now to get started.

It’s Essential to Choose In-House Services for FDM 3D Printing in Placentia CA

If you are going to choose FDM 3D printing in Placentia CA, you want to ensure that it is actually going to be done by the company you hire. If you choose a company that then sends the work on to another company, you will both be paying an unnecessary markup and reducing your ability to control how the project goes. Work with ProTek Models, a company that does almost all of our work in house.

You Won’t Find a Project Involving FDM 3D Printing in Placentia CA That We Can’t Handle

If we created a comprehensive list with all the project we have worked on it would be too long to read. Some examples of the type of work we have done in the past regrading FDM 3D printing in Placentia CA include:

  • Large and complex assemblies – this is not limited by any machine’s build envelope
  • Post-processing including sanding, sealing, media blasting, priming, painting, and more
  • Mold making with silicone or composite models, or even resin or composite
  • Drilling
  • Reaming
  • Tapping
  • Thread inserts
  • Composite reinforcement

Are you in need of help with a type of project or material you do not see listed? Give us a call – it is likely we can help.

We Use a 3-Step Process for FDM 3D Printing in Placentia CA

The specific process we use for your project will vary based on a number of factors, but generally speaking they will be broken down into a three-step process:

  1. Pre-Processing.
  2. Production.
  3. Post-processing.

You may need all three steps or you may just need one. We can customize your job to your specific needs.

Call an Experienced Company Now for Help with FDM 3D Printing in Placentia CA

Whether you have questions about the next steps, you need more information on the process, or you know what you need and are just looking for an estimate, now is a great time to contact ProTek Models. Reach out at (909) 477-6866 and a knowledgeable and helpful associate can help you right away.

The ProTek Models

Difference

At ProTek Models, We are committed to providing our customers with the highest quality 3D printed parts and service.

quality FDM 3D Printing services

  • Prototypes and production of small parts to very large and complex assemblies
  • Numerous post-processing services available
  • Composite renforcements (fiberglass and carbon fiber)
  • Complex bonds, drilling, reaming, tapping, thread inserts
  • Mold making for silicone or composite models for resin cast and composite parts

Materials We Offer

Choosing the right material for your FDM 3D Printing project is essential. At ProTek Models, we offer a wide variety of materials to choose from to ensure the parts we produce meet your requirements. Our FDM 3D printing experts can help you determine the best material for your application.

ABS-ESD7 prevents a buildup of static electricity so it will not produce a static shock or cause other materials like powders, dust, and fine particles to stick to it. Ideal for electronic products with circuit boards and for the transportation and industrial equipment industries. ABS-ESD7 is perfect for FDM 3D printing of parts that will come in contact with sensitive electronics.

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ABS-M30 material is ideal for prototype and light-duty production parts including concept models, jigs, fixtures, manufacturing tools, and production parts. ABS M30 is stronger than traditional 3D printed ABS parts.

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ABS-M30i

ABS–M30i is a biocompatible 3D printing material perfectly suited for medical, pharmaceutical, and food-packaging engineers and designers to produce surgical planning models, tools, and fixtures.

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Antero 800NA – PEKK

Antero 800NA – PEKK is the newest high-performance, engineering thermoplastic FDM material available on Fortus production 3D printers. Antero 800NA is a very high-performance FDM 3D printing material that offers excellent mechanical properties and low outgassing characteristics of PEKK material. FDM 3D printing with PEKK gives you design flexibility not possible with other fabrication methods. Antero 800na is an outstanding choice for parts requiring high-temperature resistance, long-term chemical resistance, high strength, and toughness.

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ASA

ASA (Acrylonitrile Styrene Acrylate) is a UV-stable, production-grade thermoplastic. ASA has very similar properties to ABS-M30 and is an outstanding material choice for production and prototype parts. It has the best aesthetics of any FDM material. ASA is excellent for outdoor-use production parts due to its strength, color choice, and UV resistance.

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FDM Nylon 12CF

Nylon 12CF is a high-performance FDM 3D printed thermoplastic material that has added fibers to improve its material properties. These fibers are used to improve the strength, stiffness, and thermal properties of FDM 3D printed parts. Nylon 12CF is an outstanding choice for FDM 3D printed parts requiring stiffness, strength, and overall toughness.

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Nylon 6

FDM Nylon 6 is a production-grade thermoplastic that combines the strength and toughness of Nylon 6 with the dependability and durability of FDM 3D printing. FDM 3D printing with Nylon 6 gives you tremendous design flexibility for your additive manufactured tools, prototypes, and production parts.

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Nylon 12

FDM 3D printed Nylon 12 is production-grade thermoplastic that is an excellent material for production and prototype 3D printing. Nylon 12 is very tough with just enough flex. FDM Nylon 12 combines strength with excellent fatigue properties suitable for repetitive closures, snap fits and vibration-resistant parts. Nylon 12 uses a water-soluble support so there are virtually no limitations to the complexity of your parts.

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PC

PC (polycarbonate) is a production-grade thermoplastic that is excellent for automotive, aerospace, medical, and many other applications. FDM printed PC parts offer high accuracy, durability, and stability, creating strong parts that withstand functional testing and end-use parts. Not only is polycarbonate extremely tough and durable, but it is also very resistant to temperature. This material is malleable when cool and can bend without cracking.

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PC-ABS

PC–ABS is a high-impact engineering thermoplastic ideal for functional prototyping, tooling, and low-volume manufacturing. Get the best of two FDM materials, the strength and heat resistance of PC and the flexibility of ABS. PC–ABS also delivers excellent feature definition and surface finish.

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PC-ISO

PC–ISO is a bio-compatible FDM thermoplastic that lets engineers create prototypes, molds, and products in a heat-resistant material for the pharmaceutical, food packaging and medical industries.

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ST-130

Engineered and tested specifically for sacrificial/washout tooling for composite fabrication. ST-130 withstands the heat and pressure of autoclave curing and it 3D prints with a permeable triangle fill pattern designed to optimize build speed, conserve material, and dissolve quickly.

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ULTEM 1010

ULTEM 1010 resin is one of the strongest FDM thermoplastics. Ultem 1010 3D printed parts have high heat resistance and thermal stability. It’s able to withstand autoclave operations and sterilization. It is an outstanding material option for composite fabrication tooling and parts that need high strength and heat resistance.

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ULTEM 9085

ULTEM 9085 resin features a high strength-to-weight ratio, high thermal and chemical resistance, and flame, smoke, and toxicity (FST) ratings. Ultem 9085 is FAA approved for aircraft interiors. Ultem 9085 is an excellent 3D printing material choice for production and prototype parts. ULTEM 9085 is a great FDM 3D printing choice for parts requiring high heat, chemical and flame resistance, high dielectric strength, thermal conductivity, and overall strength.

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