Design Essentials for 3D Printing

Your masterclass in product design and development

Protolabs’ Insight podcast series

Our Insight podcast series is aimed to help you design better parts for digital manufacturing.

We will regularly share with you podcasts packed with useful tips that will hopefully save you some time and money, from Q&A sessions to design tips.


In this episode, we discuss essential design considerations when 3D printing your part. The topics we will be talking through today are:

  • Rapid prototyping with Stereolithography
  • Prototyping with PolyJet 3D printing
  • 3D printing fully functional parts with Selective Laser Sintering
  • How to use Multi Jet Fusion for functional 3D-printed parts
  • The basics of metal 3D printing part design