3D-printed plastic parts for prototypes and low-volume projects | Thunderbird Molding

3D plastic printing expertise


A faster alternative to injection molding

An ideal solution for prototyping and low-volume production, our 3D-printing capabilities give us the ability to manufacture durable, high-precision parts in small runs.

3D Printed plastic polymer parts

Delivering finished products at scale

As part of the Carbon® Production Network, we have a digital manufacturing platform that offers a faster process and creates high-quality, end-use parts with comparable properties to custom plastic injection molding.

Your Digital Light Synthesis resource

A breakthrough technology, Digital Light Synthesis uses digital light projection, oxygen permeable optics, and programmable liquid, end-use resins to produce parts with excellent mechanical properties, resolution, and surface finish. It is ideal for a range of uses.

  • Fit checks
  • Material testing
  • Master patterns
  • Rapid tooling
  • Fixtures
  • High surface finishes
  • Part accuracy
  • Durability testing
  • End-use production
  • Marketing samples
  • Heat, moisture resistance
Carbon 3D printing plastic parts

Additive manufacturing material advantages

Choose a material ideal for your application. Featuring the widest range of properties in additive manufacturing, our materials combine high-resolution, exceptional surface quality and mechanical properties tuned for production. From consumer product elastomers to high-temperature automotive materials, we are proficient in a range of materials.

  • Rigid Polyurethane versatile—tough, rigid, UL 94 HB
  • Flexible polyurethane—impact-resistant
  • Elastomeric polyurethane—highly elastic, tear-resistant and resilient
  • Cyanate ester—high temperature resistance
  • Epoxy—temperature-resistant, strong, accurate
  • Urethane methacrylate—fast, accurate, custom colors for prototyping and manufacturing jigs and fixtures
  • Dental—fast and accurate with applications including models and dies
  • Silicone—soft touch, biocompatible and tear-resistant for wearables such as wristbands

Find out how you can benefit from our 3D-printing expertise.

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