Sales and Marketing

Make prototypes look real with professional finishes

In the world of sales and marketing delivering presentations with a physical model will allow your potential customers to easily understand what your are selling and how it will be used.

Finishing off your printed parts allows you to expand on what your 3D printer can do by sealing, polishing and painting your models.

Thermos 3D Printed Part
3D Printing Sales and Marketing
PROCESS Solution

Apply finishes to your 3D printed models

  • PolyJet printed parts have a smooth surface and fine feature details right out of the printer, and accept off-the-shelf acrylic paints and lacquers.
  • FDM printed parts can be sanded, drilled, glued and painted just like any other plastic part.
  • 3D printed parts can be assembled together to create full scale models.

3D printed parts in the movies

With its ability to combine vivid colour and multiple materials, Stratasys 3D printers empower you to simulate the precise look, feel and function of finished products.

Learn how Legacy Effects use their Stratasys machines to help create the costumes for iconic movie characters.


Bond, seal, and beautify your 3D printed parts

Painted 3D Part

Enhance the look of 3D printed parts

  • Using a smoothing station polishes Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) parts to near injection-molded quality with minimal operator intervention.
  • The Stratasys automated finishing system expands possibilities for 3D printed custom parts and works with a range of FDM thermoplastics including ABSi, ABS-M30, ABS-M30i, ABSplus and ASA.
  • Complex material finishes and textures can also be applied with digital materials by the 3D Printer
  • Parts can be assembled using traditional methods including glue bonding and hardware connections.

Finishing applications

  • Bead blasting
  • Bonding and gluing
  • Electroplating
  • Mass finishing
  • Painting
  • PPSF finishing
  • Sealing FDM parts
  • Smoothing FDM parts

Sales and Marketing Examples

Take a look at the types of sales and marketing applications

Trade Show Model

Models for Trade Shows

Create a physical mock-up of your product in hours, for use at a trade show or as a pre–launch model of a new product to help kick start sales. They can see it, hold it and examine it from every angle.

3D Printing Benefits
  • Use for demonstrations and trade shows or as samples for clients.
  • Create different textures on your models.
3D Printed Ads for sales and marketing

Models for Advertising

Get a head start on your sales and marketing for product launches and roll-outs. 3D print example parts before going into production; and create your digital content for   websites, brochures, and social channels.

3D Printing Benefits
  • Produce models for product photo shoots.
  • Test the market and get reactions with a mock-up of your product.
3D Printed part for sales demos

Models for Sales Demos

Empower sales people with mock-ups of your final product, allowing them to demonstrate product features and functions more effectively to generate early sales before production.

3D Printing Benefits
  • Provide physical samples of your product to help generate sales.
  • More effective than a photo to help prospects understand how a product will look, feel, and function in the real world.

Need models for Sales and Marketing?

We recommend the Stratasys J750 3D Printer