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5/9/07

Our NEW quoting form is now available here.

4/7/07

Today we received our Dimension 3D printer.

4/1/07

Starting Monday April 16 2007 Print To 3D will be open for business. We can start quoting your parts on April 9th. Please bear with us as we are still developing our web page.

Thanks,

Bradley Rigdon (Owner)

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3/1/07

Print To 3D is based in a small town of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

I founded this home based business on 2/9/2007 because I believe 3D printing is here to stay.

So go lets bring your old paper and/ or new CAD designs and bring them to life with models made of ABS plastic.

We hope to be printing parts sometime in the summer of 2007.

Bradley Rigdon


 

 


(FAQ) Frequently Asked Questions

What is the biggest size part you can print?

We can print parts up to 8x8x12 inches or 203x203x305 millimeters.

How much does it cost?

Rapid Prototypes or 3D printed parts vary in price. A 1x1x1" part should may cost $50 whereas a 5x6x5 part may cost $400. In order to get an accurate price please complete our RFQ form and send your .stl file.

Why do we need .stl files?

We specifically do not need .stl files from the customer; however, we must be able to convert the CAD files into .stl files so that our software can generate how the part is to be printed. Most CAD software has a "save as" feature which allows you to save the part as different file types and usually include .stl files.

What is .stl resolution?

In your CAD software you should have a feature to lower or raise your .stl "save as" resolution. For example in Autodesk Inventor when you open the save as window and click on options; you have three resolution options when saving to an .stl file. These options are low, medium, and high. Generally the higher the resolution the better your part will be. For example when saving to a lower resolution a circular object may appear to be made up of many straight lines. These lines should dissappear when you save your .stl file to a higher resolution. This webpage is a helpful resource.

What will my 3d printed parts look like?

Please visit our samples page which has pictures of 3d printed parts.

How soon will my part arrive?

When you submit a quote we will contact you with a shipping date and price. If you need us to rush an order please let us know the exact date you need the part. Once you accept the quote and send us a Purchase Order (PO) or we receive payment; your parts will be delivered according to the terms listed on the quote.

Do you offer CAD services?

if you are in need of computer aided design we may be able to draw design files for you. Please contact us with information regarding what you would like to have drawn.

 

 

 

 
 We are always open to your ideas, comments, or questions Please email them to us at: printo3d@printo3d.com
   
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