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Rhino to STL—Best Practices Best Practices and Procedures for Getting Quality Prints Out of Your Rhino Models
SolidWorks for Multi-Material—Best Practices Stratasys Connex Multi-Material 3D Printing Gives You the Ability to Create Models with Multiple Materials in a Single Build
Benefits of 3D Printing Vacuum Form Molds Learn About the Unique Benefits of 3D Printing Vacuum Forming Molds
Cleaning PolyJet Parts with Sodium Hydroxide An Optional Treatment of Finished Models, Using Inexpensive, Commercially Available Sodium Hydroxide Diluted in Water
STL File Guidelines 4-Page Guide on How to Get the Best Quality 3D Prints
Editorial on Additive Manufacturing Fathom Team Recently Worked with Design World Editor Leslie Langnau To Explore the Opportunity with Direct Digital Manufacturing


Explore commonly used terms related to 3D printing, additive manufacturing and traditional processes such as urethane casting, CNC machining and injection molding.

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.