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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 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.

We also offer metal 3d printing services in a variety of metal materials with excellent mechanical properties including strength, hardness, toughness, ductility, and corrosion resistance.

Markets Served

  • Design Prototypes (Concept Models, Functional Prototypes, Presentation Models)
  • Education (Engage students by turning ideas into real-life 3D models that can be held)
  • Architecture (Architectural designs can be created for display or to showcase building plans)
  • Industrial (Patterns and molds for metal casting, RTV molding and urethane casting)
  • Geospatial (Convert GIS data into 3D landscape and cityscape models)
  • Entertainment (Figures and characters are brought to life in full color)
  • Arts (Turn 2D designs into 3D creations)
  • Healthcare (Anatomical models enhance 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. 

3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing
90+ Machines  
SLS / / Two-day  SLA / / Next-day 
FDM / / Next-day DMLS / / Three-day 
PolyJet / / Same-day MJF / / Two-day
Injection Molding

30 Second Quotes

Prototype Tool / / As soon as 10 days

10K Parts / / 10 days

Production Tool / / As soon as 3 weeks

CNC Machining

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

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

Urethane Casting

Injection Molding Adjacent
without High Costs of Metal Tools

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

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