Rapid Prototyping and 3D Printing with MNL

Since 1971, Malcolm Nicholls Limited has established itself as one of the most prestigious rapid prototyping companies in Europe. Priding itself on the quality of work, MNL offer concept models through to fully operational working prototypes, for all market sectors.

“Hi-tech 3D Printing technologies, rapid prototyping techniques and traditional model making skills; coupled with integrated project management ensure that high quality prototypes are delivered on time, every time.”

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

What Market Sectors Benefit From 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping?

Here you will find examples of work we have produced in the following market sectors:

Aerospace related 3D Printing and Prototyping Case Studies

Aerospace

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.

Architecture related 3D Printing and Prototyping Case Studies

Architectural

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

Automotive

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

Food & Drink

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

Art, Fashion, TV & Film

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

Medical related 3D Printing and Prototyping Case Studies

Medical

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

MOD

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

Engineering

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

Sports and Leisure related 3D Printing and Prototyping Case Studies

Sports and Leisure

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

Packaging

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

Consumer Goods

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

Point of Sale

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.

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