3D Printing Cost API

Get volume, surface area, thumbnail image, build time and bounding box.
NEW! Secure 3D View API for precious 3D meshes

Calculate the cost of 3D printed objects

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3D volume of the material used for making the object.

Surface Area

Calculate the 3D surface area of the object.

Bounding Box

The bounding box helps in deciding the packaging and estimating shipping cost.

Build Time

Estimated for 3D printing object.

3D Image Render (BETA)

XY, YZ and ZX projections of your object!  
NEW! Create a secure 3D view of your mesh!


Easily POST HTTP API calls and

GET results as JSON.

Upload your 3D model!

Choose a 3D file (STL, 3DS, OBJ format).

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Computational results

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3D metrics

Volume Surface area Bounding box Build time Status


Secure 3D view

Interactive 3D viewer

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What is the Secure 3D View API ?

When an object is displayed in a web browser the source 3D model file is downloaded to the client machine. The source file can easily get stolen.

If you have a web-store for precious 3D meshes such as jewelry design, custom wearable design or industrial equipment design then this is an ideal solution for you to thwart piracy and protect your IP.

Upload your 3D model to Manifold via the /render API and get secure 3D viewable content that be displayed in the web-browser without exposing the source 3D model file.

Check out the demo to see this API in action!

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