Polyjet Printing

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Polyjet Advantages

  • Quickly produce prototypes that emulate the final look & feel
  • Very high precision & quality
  • Only process allowing to combine different shore hardness in a single part

Polyjet Applications

  • Form & Fit Testing and Product Presentation
  • Prototyping for complex parts
  • Overmolding
  • Flexible, rubber-like models
  • ‘’zero slip’’ or soft surfaces

Polyjet 3D printing is a great asset to rapid prototyping as it creates fully-functional prototypes, complete with moving parts. This technology is also ideal for rapid tooling, jigs and fixtures. Please find above a non exhaustive list of additional applications and advantages of Polyjet 3D Printing.

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3D printing Experts

If you need soft rubber prototypes, Axis can deliver with Connex 3D digital materials printer. Axis Prototypes owns and operates the high end Connex 500 machine, the flagship Objet 3D printer. The Objet Connex is currently the only 3D printer system that can produce multi-durometer over molded prototype parts. 3D printed parts from this machine can be a large as 20 inches by 15 inches. Clients can easily buy 3D printed parts from the Axis Connex 3D printing service. Over molded prototype parts are among the most popular uses of the Objet printing technology. Objet printers can produce large rubber prototypes as soft as shore 27A and as hard as shore 87D. Another popular application is the use of grayscale colors when combining digital materials.



polyjet Material Specifications
  • Rigid Opaque

    This family of photopolymers provides excellent detail visualization resulting in accurate and realistic prototypes that can test fit, form and function. It is also used to produce jigs, fixtures and tooling.

  • Rubber-like materials

    This kind of material presents various levels of elastomer characteristics addressing applications requiring rubber-like flexibility and durability, such as gaskets, seals, athletic footwear and toys amongst others.

Process selection guide

Typical Lead Time3 - 5 days5 - 7 days7 - 9 days3 - 5 days2 - 4 days
Material TypePhotopolymerThermoplasticMetalThermoplasticPhotopolymer
Surface Finish
Part Strength
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Over the last 5 years, we have worked with Axis on several mandates of varying complexity. As a business, their capability and execution are exemplary. As a partner, they are knowledgeable, supportive and passionate about the projects they take on. We have been excited to grow our relationship with them in the high regards.

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AXIS is an excellent provider of Rapid Prototyping services. They have always delivered a quality product at a low cost.

Manufacturer of construction tools

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Manufacturer of public spectator seating

Parts were delivered on time and in perfect shape.

Important entertainment and lighting control manufacturer

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Major US Manufacturer of Fabricated Steel Products

Our customers are addicted to the quality and service that AXIS provides. Over the last 8 years, we’ve built garden tools, mobile computers, beer taps, and prosthetics. We’ve constantly demanded more from our prototypes, and Axis has responded by adding new materials, new equipment and new knowledge. Axis is essential to our business.

Leading Canadian design firm

Once again you have taken top spot. I will never take quotes from any other supplier, due to your outstanding performance. Over and over, your team at Axis has made me shine. Thank you for your excellent support.

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