With so many 3D printing marketplaces out there, a platform needs to set itself apart in some way in order to survive. Treatstock certainly does so. The site goes beyond just allowing users to buy and sell 3D models, but also lets them offer their own 3D printing services and search and compare manufacturing services worldwide. It also offers a certification process and a watermark solution to enhance IP protection. Treatstock is certainly thorough, and even created a widget that allows for its platform to be embedded on other websites.
That widget is now live on the 3DPrint.com site; if you scroll down to the bottom of the page you’re on right now you’ll see it under Print Services. You can also direct your browser right to Print Services here. You can easily upload your own files, then customize your order, select a manufacturer and check out. All uploaded files are protected by Treatstock security.
3D printing services are now another resource you can look to 3DPrint.com for, in addition to news, giveaways, educational opportunities, shopping, expert-driven events, our sister forum and more. We’ve worked hard to become a news site that’s more than just a news site, offering you everything else 3D printing-related that you need. We’re happy to work with Treatstock as a print services partner; the service assures fast delivery, with orders being processed and shipped usually within five days. It also provides stringent quality assurance measures, with all manufacturing equipment being tested and orders passing a quality control check. Customers have the ability to compare and find the best prices available, and payments are protected, held in a secure escrow account until orders are completed.
If you’re a new designer who has never ordered anything 3D printed before, we’re happy to offer you an easy place to start – browse 3D printing service providers while you’re browsing the news. If you’re a longtime designer who has used 3D printing services before, we invite you to try ours. If you’ve used Treatstock before, now you have even easier access directly from 3DPrint.com.
It’s great to have your own 3D printer, but if you don’t, there are plenty of options to get your designs 3D printed – and you don’t have to deal with the failed prints, the hours of waiting, the support removal and other post-processing – just click a few buttons and wait for your finished, perfected 3D print to be delivered to your door. 3D printing services are an extremely valuable part of the 3D printing ecosystem; many successful designers rely on them for a long time before getting their own 3D printers. If they ever do – some rely on 3D printing services as a permanent part of their businesses. Now, for readers of 3DPrint.com, it’s easier than ever to access the best prices and highest quality for your prints, whether you’re an occasional designer or a professional.