Match reality closer
Do you need a quick model to visually present your design? Do you need to verify the functionality of your product? Do you want to start a marketing campaign without even having the end product in-house? Or would you like to bring a limited series on the market before investing in full-scale production?
Prototypes are essential in every step of the development process. We know your prototype needs to be as close as possible to your final product. Therefore we support you with the most versatile range of 3D Printing technologies, materials and finishing degrees.
Materialise believes that every design engineer should have access to design verification that matches reality. Materialise’s prototypes add real value to your processes, allowing you to eliminate expensive modifications to production molds.
"Before revealing the product to the public, a large amount of functional, visual and aesthetical research had to be done. These 3D copies of the end product made these testings easier and more reliable. Moreover, they allowed people from various (also non-technical) departments to actively participate in the product development process." Tamas Hegedus - Manager Project Purchasing Bosch Hungary
And stay ahead
You needed your prototype yesterday? Materialise offers you OnSite, an online prototype platform where you can order your own prototype in no time. If you order your prototype before 12.00, it will leave Materialise the same day. With Materialise, you can get a jump start on testing, communicating or marketing your product.
“We use Materialise OnSite to order NextDay models which allow us to evaluate the design in detail in a very early stage and refine it. They are the perfect solution for the marketing department to envision the appearance and the functionality of a product.” Mr. JP Loué, PSP Industries, France
Innovators you can count on
It is our job to make the prototype steps in your process as smooth and easy as possible. We perfectly understand what designers and design offices need and are happy to help you to realize the best possible communication with your internal or external customer. So while you focus on getting the best possible product out, let us focus on supplying you with the best possible prototyping solution.
"With full access to a team of specialists and a battery of technical solutions, it is my role to find out how we can make a real difference for a customer" Karel Honings, Project Manager, Materialise.