3D Systems offers a wide range of materials and processes, from 3D printing to CNC, that combine to create real, functional appearance models that bring design concepts to reality. We are the 3D appearance modeling partner to some of the world’s most recognized automotive brands and industrial and consumer goods manufacturing companies. 

Appearance models allow for simulation tests, aerodynamic wind tunnel analyses, trade show support, human factors testing, and design verification. Using a combination of materials and technology, we are able to produce appearance models with working hinges, wheels, lighting, electronics, and accurate colors, with functional accuracy.

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  • From 3D printed metal and plastic parts, to traditional CNC, injection molding and cast urethane models, we have the expertise and broad range of technologies, finishes and materials to meet your specific requirements.