Stratasys (FDM-plastic) – 1 cubic inch of plastic $3.42
Objet (plastic) – 1 cubic inch of plastic $5.10
The above prices do not include support material costs. The additional cost for support material used during printing can be very minimal or depending on the geometry of the part it can be considerably
more than the part itself due to the inability to position the part efficiently. By using the volume calculator on the respective software used to create the part geometry a cubic inch value can be calculated which can give an approximate cost. (Part only)
This watch measures 41mm x 41mm x 5mm the volume of material used is .27 cubic inches.
This wheel measures 140mm x 140mm x 32mm the volume of material used is 8.9 cubic inches.
Stratasys $30.44 (solid) $19.48 (sparse)