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Industrial 3D printing service

for extremely wear-resistant special parts in one to three days

Get your individual component in just a few steps: upload your CAD model and choose a manufacturing procedure and material - that's it. You will see the price immediately and can then order the component or make a query.

NEW: service life calculator and other innovations in the online tool

What does the online 3D printing service offer?

Just upload your 3D model and order online

Upload 3D models and order your component online from the 3D printing service
  • Upload up to ten files (STEP/STP/STL) by dragging and dropping them into the upload window or uploading them directly to the 3D printing service tool
  • Order the component right away online or request a quotation
  • NEW: now with service life calculation for individual components directly in the tool

Direct price calculation and manufacturability check

Find out price and delivery time directly in the online 3D printing service
  • Order from 1 to 10,000 units
  • Prices and delivery time will be displayed immediately
  • Component manufacturability is checked with regard to wall thickness and installation space size: possible limitations are displayed right away

Wide range of materials and options for post-processing

large material selection in the online 3D printing service

NEW: updates in the online 3D printing service

New materials, improved post-processing delivery time and predictable service life for all available materials:
  • Order components made of iglidur® i3000 resin in DLP 3D printing online
  • Calculate and order components online using the print2mold® Rapid Tooling process, including metal tools
  • Order mechanical rework online
  • Components can be coloured in just four business days
  • Predictable service life for all available materials
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Service life calculation for individual components

At igus, service life calculators have been successfully used for plain bearing applications for more than 25 years. The new service life calculation in the 3D printing service tool "iglidur Designer" allows you to determine the service life of individually shaped components for the first time. Simply select the sliding surface by clicking on it and enter your application parameters to immediately obtain a service life estimate. The data of the service life calculator are based on the results of 11,000 abrasion tests per year at 450 test points in the igus test laboratory. This means that users can now get all the information they need regarding price, manufacturability and delivery time, material specifications including expected service life and finishing of their individual 3D printing component easily in one tool.
Upload CAD model now and calculate service life

Service life calculator for polymer gears

This free online tool enables you to calculate the gear's service life by simply entering the gear dimensions and application parameters. Take part in an online workshop with Dipl. Ing. Tom Krause to find out more about using the gear service life calculator to determine the ideal design for a durable gear. 
To the gear service life calculator
Calculate gear service life

No CAD model at hand?

Create 3D models yourself now with our free online configurators

For gears, racks, toothed belt discs, rollers, lead screw nuts, sliding plates, and plain bearings. Simply configure and download 3D templates. Neither previous knowledge of CAD nor registration is required.

Here's how:

1. Select the desired component group
2. Enter the required dimensions. The 360° viewing function enables you to inspect the 3D model from all sides.
3. Select the required file format and download the CAD file.
4. To order the completed 3D model directly online, download it in STEP format, then upload it to the 3D printing service section.
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Configure 3D models online free of charge with the igus CAD configurators

Application examples and customer references

Design tips for the 3D printing service

Design tips for the 3D printing service

Additive manufacturing design guide

Practical tips on designing functional parts for manufacture in the 3D printing service. In addition to material and manufacturing method, the right component design plays a decisive role in extending service life, minimising wear, and optimising coefficients of friction.
Download the design guide for durable functional components

Free sample box with wear-resistant parts

iglidur® 3D printing sample box

Experience our materials yourself

Discover our materials and additive methods for 3D printing. Order our free sample box, which includes a selection of printed samples and iglidur materials from igus additive manufacturing. In our in-house 3D printing service, we use our high-performance plastics to manufacture filaments, laser sintering powder and wear-resistant components.
Order a 3D printing sample box


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