Cut Your Costs With In-House 3D Printing vs. Outsourcing

How Can I Cut Costs With In-House 3D Printing?

Businesses can expand their use of additive manufacturing by turning to large-format 3D printing. To produce larger parts, many currently turn to outsourcing. However, outsourcing 3D printing can be time-consuming and costly. In this eBook, we look at how in-house large-format 3D printing with the Form 3L stacks up against other methods of production, mainly outsourcing and using FDM printers.

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  • How in-house 3D printing compares to outsourcing and its benefits
  • How the two most popular types of 3D printers compare – SLA vs. FDM
  • The comparison of printing large parts to joining several small parts together
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In-house 3D printing is becoming increasingly more popular amongst companies, it can bring full-size prototyping in-house at a fraction of the cost of traditional manufacturing techniques. The high-quality prints and no need for outsourcing reduce time spent prototyping.

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Calculate your Return on Investment With the Formlabs Form 3L


Curious to see how you can leverage the Form 3L to fit company needs and get that ROI even faster? Use our tool to help calculate that. Just select some parts and your desired output rate and we will calculate how long it would take you to reach your return on investment by utilizing the Formlabs Form 3L and what your costs would be compared to outsourcing your 3D print.

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