Premium Finish

Solutions / premium-finish


Axis Prototypes employs many of the best model finishers in North America. Not only can they give a molded style to your prototypes or small-scale parts, they can also achieve the look & feel you want. We cater to all your needs, whether you need production prototypes that come straight from the 3d printing machine, or fully finished marketing prototypes for your sales presentations. Additionally, the finished prototypes make excellent movie props.

Finishing Level

DescriptionLead-TimeSLA SLASLS SLSDMLS DMLSFDM FDMPolyjet Polyjet
Strip and ShipMinimal post treatment. Majority of supports/powder removed Shortest lead-times and most economical1-3 days
BasicALL supports/powder removed. Sanding of all support marks. Excellent for fit and function testing.1-3 days
PremiumBasic plus elimination of stratification lines. Small surface scratches apparent Exterior and/or Interior Premium finish available2-3 days*
Paint ReadyParts finished ready for primer and/or paint. Surface scratches non-apparent once painted. Exterior and/or Interior Paint Ready finish available2-5 days
MasterBest possible finish. Finish is silky smooth Typically used when making master models for casting2-5 days*
ClearClear finish on parts made with Somos11122 Resin Varying Levels of clear available: Semi-clear, Clear, Ultra-Clear2-5 days
* Coat of primer needed
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Important entertainment and lighting control manufacturer

Parts were delivered on time and in perfect shape.

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Our clients

We would like to thank you for your excellent and rapid services.

Designer and manufacturer of safety products

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

Manufacturer of construction tools

Very impressed with the transfer of data and quality of the parts from AXIS.

Manufacturer of public spectator seating

Parts were delivered on time and in perfect shape.

Important entertainment and lighting control manufacturer

Axis Prototypes is a great supplier to work with. They provided more than enough information to make an informed decision on alternatives.

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.

Automotive mold and engineering firm

Axis Proto has won our hearts and we can see why your firm came recommended to us. Without a doubt Axis Proto takes it's business serious and quality. Thank you in the highest manner

Human lifestyle innovation company