Transforming Interiors with Metal 3D Printing

Every day at Custom Prototypes we have the pleasure of working with some of the most innovative minds around. While we love working with customers who know what they want, sometimes it’s nice to have the ability to flex our creative muscles and take a project from concept to final product. About a month ago we had a very exciting …

Metal 3D Printing Like Never Seen Before – 1st Century Roman Helmet Build

  (See Full Video Down Below) Over the past couple months we embarked on a journey to see just how far we could push 3D printing technology. It was time to tap into the real possibilities of metal printing and strive for a more complex and organic build, not just another wall bracket or custom valve. After seeing some interesting …

Size Matters

Some two months ago we took a delivery of a large 3D printer. It took us some time to set it up and calibrate it. Now the machine runs flawlessly and we are now capable of making very large parts without joining them in post processing. With its build envelope of 1,600 x 800 x 600mm this UV resin based …

3D Printing the Toronto Raptor’s Championship Ring

The Task Ahead Over the past couple weeks we’ve been challenged with making a ginormous 15x scale replica of the new Toronto Raptors championship ring (& you thought the original was big). The ring was unveiled in Jurassic Park during their pre-game ceremony and was placed on one of the two massive 14 foot tall hand sculptures. Even from a …

Measuring how the wind effects the CN Tower

When you think Toronto, most immediately think of the CN Tower. With the tower being almost half a kilometer tall, you can pretty well see the skyscraper from anywhere around the GTA. The CN Tower has become a symbol for Canada and a true display of incredible engineering. A little-known fact is the structure is designed to withstand up to …

When 3D Printing & Art Collide – An Interesting Spin to a Famous Painting

Since 1994, Van Gogh Studio in Amsterdam has been creating beautiful oil painting reproductions of Van Gogh’s iconic work. Their team of artists have mastered the style and unique painting techniques of Van Gogh and currently distributes over 89 authentic reproductions all across the world. Custom Prototypes has recently collaborated with Van Gogh Studio to bring a new dimension to …

Metal 3D Printing – Embracing the newest aid in manufacturing

High output with little input, this is the objective which all automotive manufacturers seek to achieve. With every disruptive technology comes along a new learning curve – where implementing these changes to the manufacturing process can aid in further productivity resulting in higher profits. (Metal 3D printed robot end-of-arm tool) Over the years Custom Prototype’s has built strong working relationships …