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Affordable 3D can utilize a wide range of printers to best suit the project including:


FDM (cost effective thermoplastic prints

SLS (Sintering Laser)

SLA and Multijet (high resolution resin or wax)

Colorjet (Full CMYK colour prints) 


Our in-house FDM printers include the following:

Formlabs FORM 3

Excellent accuracy, surface finish and unbelievable detail. 

Build Volume:  5.7in x5.7in x 7.3in (145mm x 145mm x 185mm)


​Lulzbot Taz 6

The workhorses! A massive build volume and the ability to print in a wide range of materials.  

Build Volume:  11in x11in x 9.8in (280mm x 280mm x 250mm)

Ultimaker 3

The Ultimaker 3 produces excellent quality FDM prints and is equipped with dual extruders for dissolvable supports or dual color prints.   

Build Volume:  8.5in x 8.5in x 11.8 in (215 x 215 x 300 mm)

Printrbot Simple Metal

The one that started it all for Affordable 3D. 

Build Volume:  6in x 10in x 6in (150mm x 254mm x 150mm)



We offer a wide range of material options including but not limited to:

  1. PLA - Lightweight, inexpensive and good for small detailed parts, and available in a wide variety of colours.

  2. Wood Infused PLA - Wood particles are embedded into the material which provides some of the properties of real wood. 

  3. PETG - A more durable material and great alternative to ABS. Easier, more reliable to print with and similar or better mechanical properties

  4. ASA - Excellent for outdoor applications which require UV resistance. 

  5. TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane) - Soft, flexible, durable and temperature resistant.

  6. We are also able to print in many different resins on the SLA including Tough, Durable, Surgical etc.

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