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32 Meters Long 3D Printed Façade for Adidas Flagship Store – Dubai Mall

32 Meters Long 3D Printed Façade for Adidas Flagship Store – Dubai Mall

Adidas is a German-based multinational corporation it is the largest sportswear manufacturer in Europe, and is the second-largest sports manufacturing company in the world, after Nike. Adidas is always testing innovations to bring better shoe wear for all sports athletes such as Ricky Rubio, Omar Gonzalez, BJ Upton just to name a few. Even celebrities like Salena Gomez and Kanye West have joined the Adidas bandwagon.

In reality, it is not celebrities that make Adidas a good brand. It is their quality sportswear that makes them shine from their competitors.

Innovation is the second name of Adidas, as they are constantly evolving as a company here are the few examples below on how Adidas has revolutionized the shoe industry:

3D Printed Shoe Soles
3D Printed Shoe Insoles by Proto21

3D Printed Soles: Many people consider that 3D printers to be a passing craze, while Adidas views 3D printing technology as a creative approach to enhance their line of products. Not only do 3D printed soles look great, but with the help of 3D printing technology, Adidas can manufacture custom soles for a perfect fit.

Adidas Recycled Plastic Shoes
Sneakers created by Adidas using Recycled Plastic Image by Dezeen.com

Sneakers crafted from recycled plastic: Unfortunately, these shoes are not available for the general public, however, the shoes are a good example of Adidas’ inventive use of recycled plastic and care about the environment.

Adidas Confers a One-Piece Leather Build to the Stan Smith
Adidas Confers a One-Piece Leather Build to the Stan Smith

One-piece leather to create a top section of shoes: The shoe top section is usually made with several pieces of materials because it is difficult to acquire the shape for the shoe with just one piece of fabric. Adidas on the other hand has invented stunning shoes by only using one piece of leather that not only looks more elegant but retains the comfort and flexibility that the Adidas brand is famous for.

Proto21 3D Prints 32-meter Long Modular Façade for Adidas Flagship Store in Dubai
Proto21 3D Prints 32-meter Long Modular Facade for Adidas Flagship Store in Dubai

Proto21 was lucky enough to work with Adidas by 3D printing 1,008 pieces to build the 32-meters long modular façade for the new Adidas Flagship store in Dubai Mall.

 

The façade is the largest 3D printed model ever created in the Middle East and undoubtedly the largest 3D printed modular item. Every 1008 modular pieces are 200x200x180 mm, the total project took 20,160 hours to complete. A single printer would have taken 28 months to finish the project.

3D Printed Modular Pieces of Adidas Facade
Modular Pieces of Adidas Facade 3D Printed by Proto21

At Proto21, we have 42 Original Prusa FDM printers that completed the project in under three months, including the installation of the modular façade. We used Filamentive’s rPLA material and roughly 450kg of materials were used in the creation of the project. The energy consumed while making the Façade was roughly 2016 kWh. The final result was spectacular, as one would expect from a sportswear business like Adidas, which has been using 3D printing technology and bringing it to the consumers by mass manufacturing midsoles.

3D Printing in Oil and Gas – Demonstration Models

3D Printing in Oil and Gas – Demonstration Models

Rapid prototyping is a key application of 3D printing in the energy sector. For any industry, time to market is one of the most crucial challenges that the companies can face – the longer a concept remains in the design cycle, the less profit for the firm. Engineers and designers need to make rapid, correct decisions at the idea stage due to the demand to develop solutions swiftly. In the oil and gas industry, rapid prototyping is an essential phase in design verification, however, it can be a costly and time-consuming process if not done correctly. Rapid prototyping and 3D printing are inextricably linked. 3D printing technology allows engineers to find flaws in their designs, 3D printing helps them manufacture several iterations, and modify component designs overnight to meet deadlines.

The use of 3D printing to produce manufacturing and end-use parts is becoming increasingly common in the oil and gas industries. Engineers learned that 3D printing is an ideal choice for low-volume production since it can make custom, complex, and stronger parts quicker than standard manufacturing processes.

Apart from an engineering perspective, trade exhibitions are a great platform for the oil and gas industry to represent opportunities to gain media exposure, grow brand awareness, and to do business. Many industry professionals attend trade exhibitions to showcase their technologies, models, products, and services.

To stand out at such events, a creative strategy is essential because many businesses attend such events to seek the attention of potential clients.

3D Printed Oil & Gas Model
Oil & Gas Model 3D Printed By Proto21 for Exhibition

It is difficult to bring full-size oil and gas products and services to such events, unlike some other industries in the world. Due to the costs of shipping, storing, and complying with the import restrictions, an international company will have trouble presenting huge heavy pieces of machinery like pressure control.

3D printing technology advancements enable businesses to deliver enhanced presentations at the oil and gas trade exhibitions. Businesses can use rapid prototyping to develop exact 3D printed scale replicas of their products and machinery. Furthermore, scale model product demonstrations can highlight product features and their functioning. Such exact demonstrations enable organizations to highlight the uniqueness of their model’s attributes in more depth.

Oil & Gas Model
3D Printed Demonstration Model of an Oil & Gas Refinery Plant

Proto21 worked with many big names in oil and gas industries such as ADNOC group, NOV, Mcdermott, Dragon Oil, SPEC, ENOC just to name a few. We created small parts in low-volume production to large models such as ADNOC Drill Bits. At Proto21, our 3D printing technologies allow us to create extremely detailed and precise scaled presentation models. We provide a full suite of solutions for our clients that include:

  • 3D design engineering
  • On-demand additive manufacturing
  • Rapid prototyping services
ADNOC Drill Bits
Drill Bits for ADNOC Group (Displayed in front of ADNOC Headquarters)

Our all-encompassing approach to 3D printed model displays guarantees that you have the finest solution for your trade exhibition needs. This can range from custom paint job and branding to delivery and installation.

We walk our clients through every step of the process to ensure they get accurate scale models that draw attendees to their booth and engage them in conversation. We have the skills, knowledge, and expertise in 3D printing technology to help our clients create something that stands out in the eyes of potential clients as 3D printing service providers in the MENA region.

3D Printed Prop Of A Gun

3D Printed Prop Of A Gun

In recent years, 3D Printing is also known as additive manufacturing has revolutionized how things are done behind the curtains in the movie-making industry. Skyfall, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Thor: The Dark World are just a few of the movies that have used 3D printing and 3D scanning technologies. 3D printed props have been utilized in a wide range of ways in these films, and there are several reasons why producers are increasingly having props 3d printed. The high-quality resolution, quick turn-around times, scalability, and better customization or design adjustments are just a few of the benefits of adopting 3D printing in the prop and movie industry.

Apollo 11 replica, parts of the capsule were printed on a BigRep One V3. Source: All3dp.com
Apollo 11 replica, parts of the capsule were printed on a BigRep One V3. Source: All3dp.com

3D printed Prop Models are not only suitable for background movie objects, but they are also suitable for home décor or display pieces in any industry. At Proto21, we are always excited to take movie prop projects and add them to our portfolio arsenal, and we have worked on myriads of prop models such as Honeycomb structure for short honey commercial, Blue Soccer Balls for PEPSI Co, and much more. Not too long ago, we received an inquiry about a Prop for IDEX 2021 Defense Exhibition in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The client wanted a replica of the actual design, we accepted the challenge and gathered our expert designers to replicate the images into 3D Models. In the design phase, we referenced the images all over the internet to replicate every detail pixel by pixel. After creating the exact design, we created shop drawings and realistic renders to show them to the client. Thanks to our expert 3D designers’ team the shop drawings and renders got approved straight away by the client.

3D Printed Prop of a Gun
Prop Gun Model 3D Printed by Proto21 for IDEX2021 Defence Exhibition

In the production phase, we understand our clients’ requirements and expectations, we used myriads of materials and technologies to achieve the best possible results. This is why at Proto21, we work with different advanced 3D software, most of which was awarded to us by the Autodesk software impact program due to the positive impact of our work, you can read more about our Autodesk program here (https://www.autodesk.com/sustainability/technology-impact-program). We used multiple 3D printed technologies such as FDM 3D Printers, HP Multi Jet Fusion, and SLA 3D printing to print the models in multiple parts and high-quality detail. We made fake bullets as well to compliment the actual model.

Prop Replica of Gun Bullets
Prop Gun Model (Bullet Replica) 3D Printed by Proto21 for IDEX2021 Defence Exhibition

In the post-processing phase, our hard-working post-processing team applied export quality paint to give the model a realistic look, after painting each part we compiled the model together and added real chains to finish the realistic feel of the model. The final model turned out so realistic that we had to convince people that it was not real but only a prop for the exhibition, they believed only when they touched and felt the polymers of the model. The whole project was completed in just 15 calendar days. In the end, we created an incredibly detailed, exact showpiece replica of the real thing using different techniques and 3D Printing technologies. Because of our in-house expertise and brilliant multi-disciplinary team, only Proto21 can deliver such high-quality work in such a short amount of time in the MENA.

 

Final Model Size: 1.65 Meters (Real Scale)

Prop Gun Model 3D Printed by Proto21 for IDEX2021 Defence Exhibition
Prop Gun Model 3D Printed by Proto21 for IDEX2021 Defence Exhibition

 

3D Printed Agdam – The Ghost Town of Azerbaijan Project

3D Printed Agdam – The Ghost Town of Azerbaijan Project

Agdam is a fascinating town in Azerbaijan with a rich history and it is part of a disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Agdam is now a ghost town, abandoned as a result of an American-Azerbaijan. The settlement of Agdam was 26 kilometers (16 miles) from the region’s capital, Stepanakert (Khankendi). During its time as part of the USSR, the population continuously increased, and by 1991, 32,900 people resided there.

Agdam Ruins
Agdam Azerbaijan Source: Wikimedia Commons

Why Agdam?

Azerbaijani Government wants to rebuild/restore the Agdam area. Therefore, the city’s master plant was required, according to which eight adjacent villages will be combined with Agdam. It will be rebuilt as a green energy zone and will be based on a “Smart City” idea. There will be a big green belt covering 125 hectares, as well as an artificial lake, canals, and bridges, within the city. Motorways, pedestrian, and bike routes will be available throughout the city, and public transportation will be powered by electricity.

What was Proto21 role in the project?

We did what we always do best, “3D Printing”. In simple words we 3D printed Agdam, “The ghost town” of Azerbaijan. You must be wondering how? We received detailed footage recorded with the help of a drone. The footage covered the majority of the area the footage which gave us a better understanding of structures, terrains, and some foliage of the ruins. With the help of Google Earth with the combination of drone footage, our talented designers were able to replicate the entire area in 3D. Initially, we 3D printed small structures of ruins and buildings using different 3D printing technologies such as HP Multi Jet Fusion, SLA, and FDM 3D printing. (Refer to the image below)

3D Model of Agdam
3D Model of Agdam designed by Proto21
3D Printed Parts
Small 3D Printed Parts of Agdam

Accuracy is always a key element of every scale model, and this scale model project is no different than the rest. With the help of Google Earth, Google Maps, and advanced 3d software we accurately measured the main and surrounding areas to scale it down to 1: 750. We understand our clients’ requirements and expectations and our scale modelers use their expert craftsmanship, along with different 3D printing technologies, CNC, Laser cutting, 3D modeling, and landscape design. The model size was 2.5m x 3m and printed in tiles. Every detail in the scale model was emphasized to make it look as realistic as possible.

Block Of Agdam Model
3D Printed Block of Agdam Model

The whole project was completed in just 7 weeks starting from the design to production and custom paint job. We produced the scale model in tiles which were carefully shipped to Azerbaijan and later it was assembled there. With the help of 3D Printing technologies and traditional scale modeling methods, we made extremely detailed precise to scale, state-of-the-art models. Only Proto21 can bring out great quality work in such a short lead time in the MENA region because of our in-house capabilities and talented multi-disciplinary team. We have a wide variety of materials to pick from, which fits you the most. Being professionals in engineering, medical, architectural designs, and scale modeling, we target an audience for this online 3D printing business. We are committed to providing top-notch and high-end manufacturing services to our customers. We currently provide the most diverse range of 3D printing service choices in Dubai, UAE. To reach out us out please contact us via one of the phone numbers provided below or us your queries through the website, email, or any social media platforms provided below:

Email: info@proto21.ae

WhatsApp: +971 52 104 9913

Office: +971 4 235 0902

Follow us on:

Instagram: @proto21.ae

LinkedIn:  Proto21

YouTube: Proto21 3D Printing LLC

 

Large 3D Printed Dragon Model With a Globe

Large 3D Printed Dragon Model With a Globe

A dragon is a legendary mythical creature that has appeared in the folklore of many cultures throughout the world. In western cultures, dragons have been shown as winged, horned, four-legged, and capable of breathing fire since the Middle Ages. They have always been fascinating mythical creatures for many. Similarly, our client who is an interior contracting company reached out with an inquiry for a 3D printed Dragon. Proto21 is no stranger to the dragon projects, in past, Proto21 has successfully worked on a similar type of model for Ajlani Motors, their 3D printed model shows a dragon emerging from the egg which is a logo and inspiration for the Ajlani Drakuma Supercar as shown in the picture below.

3D Printed Dragon Model for Ajlani Motors
3D Printed Dragon Model for Ajlani Motors

Similarly, our client wanted a 3D printed dragon in a specific pose holding a globe and provided us with the rough pencil sketch. At Proto21 we love challenges, after receiving the rough sketch of the dragon we knew it would be a challenging task. However, after being approached by the client on understanding our capabilities and entrusting us with such a unique project they knew we would be the only 3D printing company in the MENA region who are capable of pulling this off. Therefore, we took the challenge and went on the urgent meeting internally and started the project as soon as we received the green light from the client. At first, we started improving the project with better sketches as it acts as a basic foundation that relies on arts and décor. We needed to improve the dragon’s posture for durability and its personality for eye-popping details. Our talented designers at Proto21 modify online 3D files to give the model jaw-dropping details without compromising on its quality.

3D Printed Purple Globe
3D Printed Purple Globe for Dragon Model

 

The entire model was 3D printed with various parts using multiple 3D printing technologies such as the advanced HP MJF 3D printers along with SLA technology. Our highly experienced and skilled post-processing team carefully complied the multiple 3D printed parts together and later finished the dragon with an extreme level of details and finishing to Dragon itself as well as to the Globe which the dragon was holding. The painting job was done with top-quality European imported paint to achieve the final look and perfect finishing in 3 colors. The whole project was completed with a record-breaking internal time of just 10 days only from receiving the sketch to the installation on-site!

Large 3D Printed Model with globe
Final Result of 3D Printed Dragon Grasping Globe

The model is a perfect example of Proto21’s ability as a 3D Printing farm to meet our client’s needs by combining diverse technologies and expertise such as 3D printing, model design and making detailed post-processing, and other high end finishing services to integrate all of the designs aesthetic and practical aspects.

3D Printed Dragon After Installation
3D Printed Dragon After Installation

Want to work with us?

When it comes to 3D printing, was are one of the best 3D printing service providers in the MENA region. We use FDM, SLA, HP Multi Jet Fusion, and Color Jet Printing technologies. With us, you will always find what you are searching for.

We have a wide variety of materials to pick from, which fits you the most. Being professionals in engineering, medical, and industrial design, we target an audience for this online 3D printing business. Our company also offers its know-how to firms that are considering leaping additive manufacturing. To reach us out please contact us via one of the phone numbers provided below or send us your queries through the website, email, or any social media platforms provided below:

Email: info@proto21.ae

WhatsApp: +971 52 104 9913

Office: +971 4 235 0902

Follow us on:

Instagram: @proto21.ae

LinkedIn: Proto21

YouTube: Proto21 3D Printing LLC

3D Printed Conveyor System Roller For ACME

3D Printed Conveyor System Roller For ACME

Unsustainable resources have always been important in business and trade, and they continue to be to this present day. When it comes to demonstrating how these resources can be supplemented by cutting-edge technology, the roller conveyor proves to be the ideal illustration. The conveyor system is designed to provide cost-effective and flexible service to the utility. The roller conveyor system has shown its efficiency and effectiveness in a variety of applications, including food outlets, packing warehouses, transportation companies, and other conveying workstations.

A conveyor system is capable of transporting items, raw materials, packaged boxes, products, and other items from one location to another within the same premises or warehouse, and is used in a variety of industries as a primary tool for material handling. In general, the conveyor roller system is useful for all sizes of organizations that deal with the transportation of big boxes, sharp items, and bulky products.

HP Roller
Original Conveyor Roller Image

One of the leading logistics companies & warehouse automation solution providers in UAE “ACME” reached out to us for a 3d printed solution for conveyor systems. They wanted reliable and robust prototype solutions to replace the old rollers for a company like DHL. With only images received from ACME, our dedicated team helped the company by creating 3D designs. After creating the 3D designs, we reverse-engineered the 3d models to make the new design better and robust than the original parts. The first design was tested and improved with multiple prototypes to improve the performance, durability, and speed of the conveyor system then a batch of low-volume production (100 Pieces in total) was executed to replace all the damaged rollers for “ACME”.

We 3D printed the Conveyor system with HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printed using PA12 Nylon material, which is a highly efficient polymer powder that can produce strong, functional, and complex parts. The results turned out better than the originals, the final parts were not only stronger, reliable, and durable but had improved speed.

3D Printed Conveyor Roller
3D Printed Conveyor Roller – Low-Volume Production

We are turnkey 3d printed solution providers in the MENA region, offering a wide range of technology and materials when it comes to 3D printing. We offer FDM, SLA, HP Multi Jet Fusion, and Color Jet Printing technologies. Being professional in engineering, medical, and industrial design, we understand the needs of every client and help them get their desired models throughout the whole process. To reach out us out please contact us via one of the phone numbers provided below or us your queries through the website, email, or any social media platforms provided below:

Email: info@proto21.ae

WhatsApp: +971 52 104 9913

Office: +971 4 235 0902

Follow us on:

Instagram: @proto21.ae

LinkedIn:  Proto21

YouTube: Proto21 3D Printing LLC

Realistic Architectural Scale Models – Nigeria Town House

Realistic Architectural Scale Models – Nigeria Town House

Architectural scale models serve as a great communication tool in the Architectural and Urban planning industry especially to depict the architectural ideas that originate in the minds of the Architects. The oldest architectural scale model appeared in the Han Dynasty in China; a wood pavilion made of soil embryo. And as the complexity of building projects increased, architectural scale models were intensively used in construction projects to demonstrate realism and design details.

Vintage Architecture Structure
Vintage Architecture Structure

In modern architecture, it evolved into a new architectural and design style in the twentieth century. The emphasis on volume, asymmetrical compositions, and simple adornment became hallmarks of the style. Ornamentation was still used in several early modern architectural styles. For example, Frank Lloyd Wright would include art glass windows to eliminate the need for further artwork. Aside from that, modern architecture is mostly analytical rather than classy. Since the latest decades of the twentieth century, architectural scale models have been considered as the best way to represent an architect’s abstract level of ideas.

Burj al-Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Burj al-Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Flickr / Sam Valadi

Proto21 3D Printing company successfully executed one of the largest architectural scale model jobs for a townhouse project in Nigeria. Our in-house architects designed different technologies to bring the most realistic-looking architectural buildings for clients in Lagos, Nigeria. Just like all the projects in Proto21 the scale model project went through three stages of perfection.

  •  Design Phase
  • Production Phase
  • Assembly Phase

In the design phase, it is very important to analyze the sketch-up file and prepare the design for exporting all elements to AutoCAD to achieve the best results. This is why at Proto21, we work with several advanced 3D software, most of which were awarded to us by the Autodesk software impact program due to the positive impact of our work, you can read more about our Autodesk program here. To export the sketch-up file to CAD, our talented 3D designers carefully removed any unwanted elements, change and adjust the layers like text, dimensions that were not required. When working with building models or civil structures, all the geometrical components also need to be analyzed and adjusted.

Realistic Architecture Model

In the production phase, we understand our clients’ requirements and expectations and our scale modelers use their expert craftsmanship, along with different 3D printing technologies, CNC, Laser cutting, 3D modeling, lighting design, landscape design, and interior design techniques to achieve the highest details for all the model elements. The model consists of different blocks of townhouses to match the style essence and interior décor requirements of its residents. The townhouse models had different floors with each room was custom designed from lighting to flooring. Every detail in the scale model was emphasized to bring out the reality and improve the aesthetics.

 

The model had different sections mounted on three different custom-built podiums to exhibit the different areas of the entire townhouse project. The whole project was completed in just one month’s time starting from design to production, painting, and assembly. With the help of 3D Printing technologies and traditional scale modeling methods, we made extremely detailed precise to scale, state-of-the-art models. After pouring in hard work and expertise, we shipped the models to Lagos in Nigeria with express care shipping. Only Proto21 can bring out this great quality work in such a short lead time in the MENA because of our in-house capabilities and talented multi-disciplinary team. The model is currently being exhibited in a property development Trade Show in Nigeria. Click Here to view the Instagram Post.

Final Models Specifications:

2 units of 1:75 Scale Models: 1500 x 750 x 200 mm

1 Unit 1:125 Scale Model: 1000 x 500 x 850 mm

 

Proto21 3D Printed Chef Burak – Burak Özdemir

Proto21 3D Printed Chef Burak – Burak Özdemir

Chef Burak Dubai Mall 3D Printed
Sculpture of Chef Burak in Dubai Mall – CZN Burak Restaurant

CZN Burak is a Traditional Turkish & Middle Eastern dining restaurant, it offers a wide variety of food prepared by experienced chefs of Turkey. The restaurant attracts millions of people around the world to try Turkish food from his restaurants.

Recently, Chef Burak Özdemir opened a restaurant in Downtown Dubai. He owns a chain of restaurants consisting of 4 branches. He is famous for his unique contagious smile and giant dishes, The Turkish chef has amassed roughly 25 million followers, making him a viral internet phenomenon on Instagram.

The viral sensation behind CZNBurak and being the marketing genius, Chef Burak Özdemir came up with the idea to have three sculptures of himself in his restaurant for attracting visitors, The statues were a brilliant concept for attracting guests’ attention and allowing them to take selfies with “him” – of course, he can’t be available at all times in his six restaurants across the world. Now, this is where we come in. Proto21 3D Printed Chef Burak! After receiving the inquiry along with some images of him and 2D logos, we created 3D models using pictures provided to us. Our dedicated design team used a variety of powerful tools to make his 3D models “Life Like” by putting attention to details on every pixel of all three 3D Models.

2D Logo | 3D Model of Chef CZNBurak | Dubai Mall |
Made 3D Printed models from images and 2D designs.

Creating the 3D models is just a first step of the process, selecting the right materials and technology is also a crucial part of every project. That is why we used Fused Deposition Modeling also known as FDM technology combined with Polylactide “PLA” to print his models in different parts. This brings us to the next step of the process where all the magic happens.

At Proto21, we have highly experienced painters, and post-processors that can bring the ideas into life, just like our team brought Chef Burak Özdemir concept into reality. We poured our attention, focus, and care on the project that made the sculptures look like “Him”.

Final Standing Sculptures of Chef Burak
Finished Models of Chef Burak Özdemir for CZN Burak Restaurant – Dubai Mall

Final Standing Models Size: 1.9 meters tall.

Final Sitting Model Size: 1.4 meters.

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

When it comes to 3D printing, we are one of the most flexible providers, offering a wide range of technologies and materials. We use FDM, SLA, HP Multi Jet Fusion, and Color Jet Printing technologies. With us, you will always find what you are searching for.

We have a wide variety of materials to pick from, which fits you the most. Being Professionals in engineering, medical, and industrial design, we target an audience for this online 3D printing business. Our company also offers its know-how to firms that are considering leaping additive manufacturing.

For any questions or quires please reach out to us via:

Email: info@proto21.ae

WhatsApp: +971 52 104 9913

Follow us on:

Instagram: @proto21.ae

LinkedIn:  Proto21

YouTube: Proto21 3D Printing LLC

3D Printed Face Shields in Dubai UAE

Proto21 Pledges Support to fight Covid-19 pandemic

3d printed face shields
Proto21 3D Printed Face shields to stop COVID-19

As the novel coronavirus disease continues to spread, healthcare workers and other industry professionals are facing a big shortage for protective face shields and other medical devices. According to World Health Organization the best way to prevent and slow down the transmission of COVID-19 virus is to take the necessary precautions. The virus gets spread through a droplet from an infected person through coughing or sneezing and try to enter the host through their nose or mouth. That’s where it’s paradise is and that is where the face shields come into action. It is no rocket science, the bottom line is to block the virus droplets from entering your body and experts around the globe has seen a lot of success with 3D printed face shields.

Understanding the current requirement for the 3D printed face shields in UAE, Proto21 has completely turned over our 3D printing facility into a manufacturing site for these 3D Printed Protective Equipments. The 3D printed face shields are manufactured with our HP Multi Jet Fusion technology using medical grade bio compatible PA12 Nylon Powder. This advanced manufacturing technology has helped us to maximize the production capacity by increasing the number of parts printed at a time for a lower cost. Right now we have healthcare worker professionals and others using our face shields. Ours is a reusable model that can be cleaned and disinfected to compensate the shortage of materials across the space.

Clear full protection Face shield 3D Printed
Full Front Protection 3D Printed Face Shield

Features of our 3D Printed Face shield:

• Reusable: Our 3D printed face shields can be easily cleaned and disinfected to reuse with disinfectant cleaners or sanitizer.

• Quality: High quality medical grade 3D printed parts.

• Comfort: Its flexible, non-rigid and comfortable to wear.

• Design Iterations: Our design team can customize your face shields, add your company names or logo.

• Advanced 3D printing technology: More 3D printed parts at a lower cost to reduce the wastage of materials.

Our 3D printing team is busy producing and assembling 2000 3D printed face shields in a week. We are also 3D printing other devices like ventilator splitters, face masks, door openers on demand.

Order your 3D Printed Face shield here

3D Printed Figurines in Dubai, UAE

3D Printed Figurines widely knows us ‘mini-me’ or ‘3D Selfies’ are a 3D printed miniature figurine of a person based on their 2D pictures or a photorealistic scan. The demand for 3D Figurines have rapidly grown over the years as end users have become more and more excited about the technology and the results. In this article, we have put together various processes of 3D printing a figurine, the technologies involved and finally a link to get yourself a 3D Printed Figurine. To begin with here are the two processes involved in the making of the figurines,

First: The Process of creating a 3D File, 3D scanning or 3D modeling from 2D Images

A full body 3D scanning is generally used to capture the photo data of the client. However, 3D scanning may not completely be able to capture the contours and shiny objects resulting in inconsistent results. This is one major reasons why experts like us rely on building the 3D model from scratch. Once a 2D picture is received, the data will be analyzed by the 3D designer. It requires a lot of manual design job to fix the files before it can be 3D printed. Different 3D softwares are used to bring out the organic design and to fill in the missing texture. 3D Figurine making is an Art.

Second: The Process of 3D Printing a Figurine

Color jet printing or multi jet printing is mostly used to 3D print figurines. The models are 3D printed using a gypsum based sandstone powder. Firstly, the main print head will jet the binding agents and the second print head jets the colored ink. Inks with different colors are usually combined to produce different rays of colors. After 3D printing, the model are coated with an infiltrant material to increase the strength and also bring out the vibrancy of the colors. Furthermore a technique called epoxy layering can also be done by a skilled team to improve the color appearance of the 3D printed model.

Why it is important to use the right 3D printers to make 3D figurines,

At Proto21, we have the best multi-color 3D printer the Projet 660 pro from 3D Systems
for a full color industrial 3D printing of photorealistic objects. The Projet 660 pro has many advantages making it one of the best full color 3D printer ideal for 3D printing figurines. There are many reasons why we use the Projet 660 to print our figurines,
firstly, high quality prints, the CJP Projet 660 pro provides a very high resolution full color 3D printing specifically for figurines. Secondly, the Industry reference, It is no doubt that CJP Projet 660 is one of the best choices for many 3D printing companies when it comes to having an in-house all-in-one 3D figurine solution. And lastly, it has one of the largest print volume of (254 × 381 × 203 mm) for a full color 3D printer, big enough to print large 3D figurines or individual portraits.

What are the benefits of 3D printing for figurines? Hear from the experts.

3D figurines: A Unique gift to capture your Memories in 3D

3D Figurines are amazing gifts to remember special occasions like birthdays, graduations or weddings. They are a great customized replacement to photographs where you can touch and feel the entire model.

Action Hero Figure: A Customized action figure or 3D Printed toy

3D printed figurines can be custom made to your likes and dislikes, imagine having a superhero 3D printed figure with your own face on it, isn’t that amazing! Similarly the possibilities of 3D figurine creativities are endless.

LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT GIFT?
Get in touch with our sister company SKLPTOR which is dedicated only for figurines.
Our latest tool lets you create a mini statue (Figurine) of anyone, in 5 minutes! Once you are done customizing, we will 3D Print it and ship your Mini Statue to anywhere in the world.
Just Upload 3 images, select your gender, outfit and hair style. We will take care of everything else!

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