3Dfied is the first company in Cebu that transforms CAD designs into actual objects! Thanks to Additive Manufacturing or more prominently known as 3D printing, people can now make their digital designs come true; and Cebu is so lucky to have a company as creative and innovative as 3Dfied.
The company started in August 2013 and is founded by 4 young, passionate Cebuano engineers. They make use of the Fused Deposition Modeling Process to come up with “a three-dimensional solid object of virtually any shape from a digital model”. Some of their cool projects so far include enclosures, brackets, rollers and gears, a motor box, and a vehicle model, as illustrated in this page.
They have a 3Dfied Creative Lab that is “a venue for design and engineering learners and enthusiasts”. It is in this laboratory that the team creates academic projects, hardware prototypes, and personalized products for students and businesses. This modern headquarters can be found at Unit 332, CeBuinIT, 3rd floor A & S Bldg., UP Cebu Gorordo Ave., Lahug, Cebu City. Aside from creating 3D designs for clients, 3Dfied also empowers other Cebuanos’ creativity by mentoring students from different schools. They share their passion in 3D designs because they want to empower future engineers and designers. When asked for more details about their interesting business, 3Dfied gave these brilliant answers:
Why set up a 3D printing company?
3Dfied is a product development service company using 3D printing technology. We want to bring 3D printing to people as a tool in materializing their inventive, innovative and creative ideas. This bridges the gap between ideas and the question how to make it possible? We see ourselves as co-creators helping different industries to make lives more effective, efficient and contribute progressively to our country.
How do you do mentoring and how do you choose students to mentor?
We encourage students to make their own designs in CAD and we advise them on how to make it more realistic to industrial level letting them experience product development process.
What companies have you worked with so far?
We provide service students, entrepreneurs and different industries that needs our service.
Do you have any specialty items and what are they?
In every projects that we receive, we treat all of them as special because in 3D printing you can freely create. We have done different student projects from different field of studies, help farmers in creating their tools, help artists in their designs, marketing materials for companies and provide tools needed for entrepreneurs.
What specific types of 3D printing projects do you accept?
For now, we are using Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) process with Polylactic Acid (PLA) and Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) Plastic.
Can you briefly discuss the whole process, from the design conceptualization to the actual printing?
Clients can easily send their sketch designs or CAD files for evaluation through [email protected] or in our Creative Lab located at Unit 332 CebuInIT 3/F A&S Building, UP Cebu Gorordo Ave. Lahug, Cebu City Philippines or contact 0918-3590-602 for assistance. We make sure that the requirements and specifications of the client are met with full confidentiality and then we proceed to the prototyping process. They can pick-up their 3D printed items in our lab or negotiate for special deliveries. Communication between clients and 3Dfied product development team is very valuable.
How many hours or days does 1 project usually take?
The lead time will depend on the complexity of the design but normally, our lead time is 3 days.
3Dfied is indeed a great venue to turn digital ideas into reality! So, if you wish to materialize your designs, let this creative and professional team do it. Call them through +(63) 918 3590 602 or browse their official website and Facebook page for more details. Their office can also be visited from Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm.