Design

Simple

($250 – $400)

Mid-range

($400-$800)

Complex

($800+)

3D Scan

($150-$700)

Materials

FDM (Fused deposition modeling)

Cost: Low ($5/hr + $15 process fee)

Resolution: Low

Speed: Slow

Color: Single

Best Uses: This type of printing is best used for low cost and early stage prototypes.

CJP (Color Jet Printing)

Cost: High ($1/cm³ + $30 processing fee)

Resolution: High

Speed: Fast

Color: Full

Best Uses: This is method is used for full color and more complicated prints.

SLA (stereolithography)

Cost: Mid ($0.62/ml + $20 process fee)

Resolution: High

Speed: Mid

Color: Single

Best Uses: This method is used for high detail projects and uses a resin material.

(Price will vary for other resins/materials)