Opening Hours:

Mon - Fri 9:30am - 5:30pm
Sat - Sun By appointment only

Artisan Model Makers

Unit 12 Isbourne Business Park,
Winchcombe,
Cheltenham,
GL54 5NS

Phone: 01242 603 948

3D Printing

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8 06, 2015

Engineering prototypes

By | June 8th, 2015|3D Printing, Model Making|0 Comments

Engineering prototypes When you are designing parts for engineering, prototyping is an important process to identify any issues with the construction before commissioning expensive tooling. We specialise in 3d CAD to create files suitable for high resolution 3d printing, which is fast becoming the most accurate method to make small precision engineering prototypes. We use [...]

24 02, 2014

Will 3d printing destroy the world?

By | February 24th, 2014|3D Printing, General|0 Comments

Will 3D printing transform the world or fill it with non-biodegradable novelties? 3d printing is not a new technology with the first printer being made in the 1980’s, however I still find people unfamiliar and blown away by the principles of the technology. They are now in the minority, while 3d printing has launched fully [...]

11 11, 2013

3d printed industrial model

By | November 11th, 2013|3D Printing, Architectural & Industrial, Model Making|0 Comments

3d printed model for Glosfume Gloucestershire based Glosfume approached us recently to make them a small industrial model of their filtration system, so they could take it to clients and shows to help explain their technology. This was the perfect job for utilising 3d printing for a large portion of the model. The model required [...]

16 05, 2013

3d printing vs model making

By | May 16th, 2013|3D Printing, Laser cutting|0 Comments

Laser cut prototype When our customer came to us with a 3d printing job (and a student's budget!) this week we had to look into alternatives, on looking closer at his file and the purpose of the model, the obvious answer was a contoured laser cut wood mdf model which could be filled and sanded [...]

7 02, 2013

3d printing a demonstration model

By | February 7th, 2013|3D Printing, Model Making, Prop making|0 Comments

3D printing and prototyping for Olympus Keymed.   This December we produced an enlarged 5:1 scale demonstration model of Olympus Keymed’s ‘Thunderbeat’, a surgical instrument designed for cutting and sealing blood vessels. Being a very small instrument they chose to have an enlarged model made so it’s intricate parts could be explained clearly, it needed [...]