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3D Printing Small Tiny Parts in Polyjet

High-Resolution 3D Printing Small Parts in PolyJet

High-resolution 3D printing is in high demand. The ability to form complex geometries already revolutionized prototyping and product development in industries like robotics, optics, medical devices and electronics—powerful CAD programs and precisely accurate 3D printers and additive manufacturing equipment have made this possible. IN THIS EPISODE OF What Can You Fathom?

SmartQuote Specialist Ben Bradley examines the advantages, limitations, techniques and best practices for both designing and 3D printing parts that push the minimum size limits of today’s most capable professional and industrial 3D printing technologies. Watch the video to learn minimum wall thickness and feature size recommendations, with a special focus on PolyJet Technology.

Bradley discusses what these terms mean and what designers and engineers should know when creating objects with very small features. He also provides details on how Fathom technicians optimize design files for best results using “tricks of the trade” developed through years of experience and how factors like orientation, matte and glossy settings, material choice and more can affect the success or failure of a given print job. You’ll also get a sneak peek at what Fathom specialists look for when evaluating part files for problematic features.


Comprehensive Capabilities for Rapid Manufacturing

At Fathom we offer a unique advantage of speed and agility-our experts help companies go from concept to prototype to manufacturing in ways not previously possible. 

90+ Machines  
SLS / / Two-day  SLA / / Next-day 
FDM / / Next-day DMLS / / Three-day 
PolyJet / / Same-day MJF / / Two-day

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30 Second Quotes
Prototype Tool / / As soon as 10 days
10K Parts / / 10 days
Production Tool / / As soon as 3 weeks

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3 & 5 Axis Milling & Turning
(Plastics, Composites and Metals)

Tolerance Accuracy Range
from +/-0.001″ to 0.005″

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Injection Molding Adjacent
without High Costs of Metal Tools

Most Commonly Used for High-Volume
Prototyping & Bridge to Production

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Finishing, Production Painting and Color Matching

Assembling, Including Embedded Electronic
Components, Threaded Inserts, and More

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CAD, DFAM and DFM Services

Apply Methods to Increase Speed
and Decrease Total Cost

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Highly Trained Staff / / Full-Time & Part-Time
Support as Short-Term & Long-Term Strategy

Decrease Downtime with Customizable
Staffing Accelerates Implementation

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Fathom is driven by advanced technologies and methods that enhance and accelerate today’s product development and production processes.


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Round Rock, TX 78660

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