Prototyping Services

Rapid iteration made easy

Prototypes are an essential part of the product development cycle. Additive manufacturing (AM) offers a fast and cost-effective way to create the prototypes you need at every stage of the process, from design verification to form, fit, and function testing. Materialise’s prototyping services can help you bring your ideas to life faster and more efficiently thanks to our extensive, in-house, AM resources and know-how, and teams who are as committed to the success of your project as you are. 

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Why choose Materialise? 

Various 3D printing samples displaying different colors, transparencies, and textures

All the choice you need

Close-up view of a unique 3D-printed speaker grill

We make the complex simple

Two gloved hands holding white, 3D-printed eyewear frames above a control panel

A complete service

3D-printed maquette of Leuven's city hall

Quality in everything we do

Support from a dedicated team

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We are committed to your success

You’ll be supported by a dedicated project engineer from quote to delivery, ensuring you have access to the right specialists at every stage. From advice on design and the optimal combination of technology, material, and finish, to help with build preparation, they’ll leave no stone unturned.  

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We speak your language

Our teams have helped hundreds of customers advance their product development with all kinds of prototyping, so we’re well-positioned to understand your challenges and guide you towards the best results. We also mean it literally — our customer support team speaks 12 languages and are located in your region.

Design for additive manufacturing

Create, test, and refine prototypes with our team

Functional models

By taking advantage of the design freedom offered by additive manufacturing technologies, our Design & Engineering specialists can integrate mechanical functions directly into the design in order to build functional models — without the need for tooling. 

Row of honey bottles 3D printed in polypropylene with open snap lids

Prototyping technologies

Discover our extensive range of technologies to create prototypes that perform exactly as you need them to.

Prototyping materials

Choose from our range of materials to create parts with the mechanical properties, functional characteristics, or aesthetics you need. 


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Get in touch

Would you like to ask a question or begin working on a project? We’d love to hear from you. 

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