Originally Posted by ApoC_101
quite a high cost to get set up, both in time and dollars. good luck with it!
The technology is almost like printers as well, it changes often. What was a weak technology can be transformed by a new material.
There are companies that offered the service, I haven't checked on them lately. One of the originals started in Austin, I got to see some of the prototype runs. Now there's all sorts of rapid prototyping services that come up.
You should be able to email a file to an RP center and have them mail you the "print". If someone isn't doing that already, it should be on your list.