Rapid Prototyping Service

Rapid Prototyping, 3D Printing and Low Volume Manufacturing experts. Home to two of the largest 3D Printing Machines in the UK, MNL can quickly and efficiently produce premium prototypes from CAD data and turn your great design into successful products. With 50 Years’ experience in rapid prototyping services, our technology experts are on hand to help you.

 

Rapid Prototyping Experts – MNL – “A Passion for Prototypes”

Industries that regularly use our rapid prototyping service:

Aerospace related 3D Printing and Prototyping Case Studies

Our 3D printed prototypes have been used to speed up flight testing, which has helped to reduce the risk of costly design errors and oversights.

3D Colour Printing

Our 3D printed scale models have proved valuable in communicating ideas to clients and ensuring that innovative designs are viable and structurally sound.

Automotive related 3D Printing and Prototyping Case Studies

From concept cars to detailed engineering, our functional, 3D printed prototypes have supported the development and testing of advanced automotive solutions.

Food and Drink related 3D Printing and Prototyping Case Studies

Our 3D printed models have been building and enhancing brand names in the food and drinks markets for most of our 40+ year history.

Art Fashion TV and Film related 3D Printing and Prototyping Case Studies

Our unique approach to additive manufacturing has produced supreme examples of work that have supported Art, Fashion, TV and Film for 40+ years.

Automotive related 3D Printing and Prototyping Case Studies

Our 3D printed models have been used as teaching aids, replacement parts and to support the development of medical equipment that improves patient care.

MOD related 3D Printing and Prototyping Case Studies

Stringent testing is essential for any equipment that has to perform in the toughest environments; We 3D print robust prototypes to suit the harsh environment.

Engineering related 3D Printing and Prototyping Case Studies

Providing engineers with solutions to their development issues whether it be using trad model making techniques, various 3D printing service technologies or a hybrid of any of the above.

Sports and Leisure related 3D Printing and Prototyping Case Studies

From gaining the competitive edge to increasing safety and all ability participation, 3D printed models and prototypes have supported product dev from concept to product.

Packaging related 3D Printing and Prototyping Case Studies

Just as FMCG packaging design is integral to the whole experience of consumer goods, 3D printing prototypes and models to showcase those designs is equally important.

Consumer Goods related 3D Printing and Prototyping Case Studies

We have 3D printed models and prototypes with wow factor finishes and sexy curves that underpin the very essence of alluring product design that make modern consumer goods.

Point of Sale related 3D Printing and Prototyping Case Studies

World renowned retailers have used us to 3D print products such as mobile POS, experiental promo models for high end brands to unique one off bespoke POS.

Rapid Prototypes offer the following benefits:

With 3D Printing on professional machines taking only a few hours, here are just some of the advantages these processes have to offer:

  • Reduce time to market 
  • Save money and reduce risk 
  • Get valuable Market Research 
  • Excellent communication tool 
  • Assembly trials 
  • Improve your packaging 
  • Greater design freedom
  • Customise your parts
  • Engage your imagination 

The services we provide:

Hi-tech 3D Printing technologies, rapid prototyping techniques and traditional model making skills couple together to offer the following services:

Types of Models our Customers Use

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Delivery within days - Wide variety of processes available - We use only the very best 3D printers