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Color 3D Printing Services

Color 3D Printing is ideal for a variety of applications including the creation of prototypes and for presentations needing color to better represent the final product. Fathom is a service provider of color 3D printing —typical applications include design prototypes for educational, architectural, industrial, geospatial, arts & entertainment, and healthcare needs.

Color 3D printing is ideal for a variety of applications including the creation of prototypes and for presentations needing color to better represent the final product. Our color 3d printing capabilities produce parts in over 500,000 colors, textures, gradients, transparencies and durometers. Prototypes can be created with a variety of characteristics so they look, feel and function like real products.

Parts of complex geometries are built layer-by-layer directly from 3D Computer-Aided Design (CAD) data with corresponding colors. Automatic color mapping from your design software lets you create photo-realistic 3D printed models. Prototypes can be also be created using any combination of rigid, flexible, transparent or opaque materials. Models can be produced in full color which would otherwise require painting and finishing. Additionally text labels, logos and images can be directly printed onto models. Minimal to no finishing steps are required like painting, sanding, or assembly.

High resolution realistic 3D printed models with precise details can be created allowing complex geometries with detailed features to be achieved, such as a thin wall on a mechanical prototype or a railing on an architectural model. Color 3D printed parts have excellent visual properties with good surface quality.

Industry Applications //

  • Design Prototypes //Concept Models, Functional Prototypes & Presentation Models
  • Education //Engage Students By Turning Ideas Into Real-Life 3D Modes
  • Architecture //Architectural Designs Created For Building Displays
  • Industrial //Patterns & Molds For Metal Casting, RTV Molding & Urethane Casting
  • Geospatial //Convert GIS Data Into 3D Landscape & Cityscape Models
  • Entertainment //Bring Figures & Characters To Life In Full Color
  • Arts //Turn 2D Designs Into 3D Creations
  • Healthcare //Anatomical Models For Patient & Physician Communications

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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