What payment methods do we accept?

Private clients.
Private clients generally need to pay 50% of the quoted price up-front and the remainder when the 3D model and invoice is delivered and you’re satisfied. The payment methods we accepted from private clients are bank transfer or PayPal.

Business clients.
Business clients generally fill out a credit application and receive an invoice at the end of the month which […]

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How much does it typically cost for a 3D model?

The cost to create a 3D model will vary depending on your requirements. A simple model may take as little as 30mins to create whereas a more complex assembly could take a number of days. We quote our services based on an estimate of the hours required to complete the task and invoice a minimum of 2 hours.
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How long does it take to create a 3D model?

The turnaround will depend on how many hours of work are required to produce the model and the current work load. With our current work load simple models can be completed the next day. If you have a deadline and require your models ASAP we’ll endeavor to rearrange our work to meet your needs.
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Is extra software needed to view a 3D model?

Whether or not you need extra software to view your 3D model will depend on what you intend on doing with it.

The simplest way to interact with your 3D model is if we create a 3D .pdf for you, which you can view using standard Adobe Reader software which is already installed on most PCs. Click here to see an example […]

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What file types can you open?

We have the capability of opening just about any file type you can send us. Some of the more common file types we can open are listed below.

Images (.jpeg .jpg. .bmp .png .gif)
AutoCAD files (.dwg .dxf)
Adobe Photoshop Files (.psd)
Adobe Illustrator Files (.ai)
Adobe Portable Document File (.pdf)
Parasolid (.x_t .x_b .xmt_txt .xmt_bin)
IGES (.igs .iges)
STEP AP203/214 (.step .stp)
ACIS (.sat)
VDAFS (.vda)
VRML (.wrl)
STL (.stl)

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What software do you use for 3D modelling components?

We predominantly use SolidWorks and AutoCAD but have access and knowledge about a wide range of 3D modelling software. A list of programs we’re familiar with can be found below.

Autodesk Inventor
Google SketchUp
Pro Engineer
Rhino 3D
Solid Edge

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What information do you need to create a 3D model?

The information you need to provide us with will depend mostly on your requirements. As a rough guide it’s recommended that you provide us with the following information

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