Preferred file formats:

.stl   .sldprt   .iges (.igs)   .step (.stp)

STL Viewers

We recommend viewing your .stl file before sending it to us for a quote. MiniMagics and Solid View Lite are both programs that can be downloaded free to enable you to do so.

SLA Materials

Accura® 25: durable, off-white, PP-like

Accura® 60: rigid, transparent, PC-like

Accura® Xtreme: durable, gray, ABS/PP-like

Accura® Xtreme White 200: durable, white, ABS-like

Somos® 8120: semi-flexible, milky white, PE-like

SLS Materials

Polyamide--PA: low moisture absorption, white, nylon

Glass Filled--GF: temperature resistance, grey, 30% glass-filled nylon

Alulon: machinable, metallic grey, PA & aluminum powder blend

SLA Finish Levels

Unfinished -- Supports removed, no sanding

Level 1 -- Supports removed, sanded & light bead blast of support faces

Level 2 -- Supports removed, sanded & bead blast entire part

Level 3 -- Sand to 320 removing all accessible layer lines so it's ready to prime/paint

Level 4 -- Sand to 600 wet. Required when parts are to be plated or to enhance transparency (Accura 60).

SLS Finish Levels

Level 1 -- Excess powder removed & lightly bead blasted

Level 2 -- Excess powder removed, lightly bead blasted, sanded & sealed to promote an even surface

Paint Levels

We recommend a Finish Level 3 for the following paint options: Primer, Paint, Soft Touch, Texture, & Dye.

We recommend a Finish Level 4 for the following paint options: Dye, Clear Coat, & Plating.

Contact Us

If you have a question, call or email us, to get the answer you need and keep your project moving forward.

Request a Quote

Please provide as much information as you can, such as the quantity, the type of material, and any other important information you think we will need to know. Items marked with an * are required. If you are unsure which process should be used to build your parts, let us know the intended use so that we can help you select the appropriate process. If you have .jpgs, .bitmaps, or .pdfs that would help us understand your needs, feel free to include them as well.

If you are experiencing problems with the form, Please contact us at (608) 437-1400 to discuss your project.

Emails up to 30MB can also be sent to RFQ@midwestproto.com

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