Two-fold Opportunity. 

Customized production at scale.



Make Things Unique

  • Unique geometries on a massive scale
  • Mass customization


Short & Mid-production Runs

Faster & Less Waste  | Scalable & Low Risk

  • Demand, then produce

Improved patient outcomes with 3D-printed wearable orthotics & prosthetics.

At Proto3000, we can produce medical and prosthetic devices with fairly complex geometries that are more effective, lighter and more cosmetic. Whether you need a completely unique prosthetic or require short or mid-production runs, we can help you! 

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Better for Everyone

Why produce insoles, orthotics and prosthetics with 3D printing?



Reduce manual labour Consistent repeatability Higher accuracy Ease to scale.

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Faster patient turnaround No need for plaster molds No molds shipping Less fitting adjustments.



Better fit, less bulky ♦ Lightweight & breathable devices Comfortable for daily usage 

An End-to-End Solution

From production to post-processing, we have you covered!




We partner with notorious Additive Manufacturing players to ensure your parts are meticulously produced. With every print job.


How the process works.


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Connect & Consult

Our team of experts works with clinicians and medical experts to design & develop the best orthotics and prosthetics.

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Design & Development

We then use the provided inputs and powerful industry-leading software tools & materials to help you produce innovative assistive devices.
No more conventional orthopedics!

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3D Print | Manufacture

We recommend options from a range of different additive manufacturing processes and materials that meet your application requirements and performance objectives.



Inspect & Ship

Thanks to our technological capabilities, we can print out directly the final products. Our production team rigorously checks each part for conformity and accuracy.


  • Wearables and soft-touch elements
  • Gaskets, seals, masks, belts, plugs, and tubes
  • Protective sports equipment
  • Padding, dampers, cushions, and grippers
  • Soles, splints, orthotics, and prosthetics
    • Insoles
    • Knee braces
    • Wrist & Back supports
    • Collars

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Based on each project, our Service Bureau can recommend the best materials on the market that withstand the required properties and functionalities. See below a list of some of the most commonly used powders in the Prosthetics and Orthotics industry.


Formlabs® Nylon 11

Material: Ductile, high-impact

Nylon 11 Powder is a high performance, bio-based nylon material for functional prototyping and small batch production.

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 49 MPa
  • Tensile Modulus: 1.6 GPa
  • Elongation at Break (X/Y): 40%
  • Flexural Strength: 55 MPa
  • Notched Izod: 71 J/m
  • Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT) @ 1.8 MPa: 46ºC
  • For parts that need to bend or resist impact
    • Impact-resistant prototypes, jigs, and fixtures
    • Thin-walled ducts and enclosures
    • Snaps, clips, and hinges
    • Orthotics and prosthetics*


  • SLS (Selective Laser Sintering)

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Formlabs® TPU 90A

Material: Tough SLS Elastomer

TPU 90A Powder provides the perfect balance of flexibility and strength, allowing you to create durable prototypes and end-use parts that are both safe for the skin and withstand daily use.


Material Properties*:

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: X/Y: 8.7 MPa; Z-axis: 7.2 MPa
  • Tear Resistance: X/Y: 66 kN/m; Z-axis: 39 kN/m
  • Elongation at Break: X/Y: 310%; Z-axis: 110%
  • Shore Hardness: 90A


  • Samples printed with TPU 90A powder have been evaluated in accordance with ISO 10993-1:2018, and have passed the requirements for the following biocompatibility risks:
    • ISO 10993-5: 2009 Non-cytotoxic
    • ISO 10993-23:2021 Non-irritant
    • ISO 10993-10:2021 Non-sensitizer

*Material properties may vary with part geometry, print orientation and temperature.

  • Wearables and soft-touch elements
  • Gaskets, seals, masks, belts, plugs, and tubes
  • Protective sports equipment
  • Padding, dampers, cushions, and grippers
  • SLS (Selective Laser Sintering)

Nylon 11 (HP High Reusability PA 11)

Material: Polyamide 11 (Nylon PA 11)

Thermoplastic polymer, known for its toughness, chemical and high-temperature resistance. It is commonly used to produce functional prototypes, end-use parts, and tooling.

  • Tensile Strength:
    • 50 MPa/7250 psi (XY axis)
    • 50 MPa/7250 psi (Z axis)
  • Powder Melting Point (DSC):  202° C / 396° F, ASTM D3418
  • Particle size: 54 microns, ASTM D3451
  • Bulk density of powder: 0.48 g/cm³, 0.017 lb/in³
  • Density of parts: 1.04 g/cm3, ASTM D792
  • Biocompatibility – meets USP Class I-VI and US FDA guidance for Intact Skin Surface Devices
  • Healthcare
    • Prostheses, Insoles
  • Consumer Goods
    • Sport goods
    • Snap fits
    • Living hinges
  • Industrial
  • Education

HP Multi Jet Fusion (Powder Bed Fusion)


Nylon 12 (HP High Reusability PA 12)

Material: Polyamide 12 (Nylon PA 12)

HP 3D High Reusability PA 12 is a robust thermoplastic that produces high-density parts with balanced property profiles and strong structures.

  • Powder Melting Point (DSC): 187° C or 369° F, ASTM D3418
  • Particle Size: 60µm
  • Bulk Density of Powder: 0.425 g/cm3 0.015 lb/in, ASTM D1895
  • Tensile Strength: 30 MPa
  • Elongation at Break: 20%
  • Young’s Modulus: 1600 MPa
  • Charpy Impact Notched Test: 35kJ/m²
  • Consumer goods and electronics
  • Low-high volume production
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Manufacturing aids
    • Tooling, end-of-arm tooling, robotics
  • Medical
    • Porthotics, prosthetics

HP Multi Jet Fusion (Powder Bed Fusion)

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  • Less wasted material
  • Less labour work
  • Fewer reiterations
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Fast Printing Speed

3D printing technologies offer faster patient turnarounds due to our technologies' capabilities.

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We use biocompatible materials such as TPU or Nylon.

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Light & Comfortable Products

Advanced structures like lattices and meshes reduce the device’s weight and increase breathability while being resistant and performing well. 3D-printed orthotics & prosthetics are less bulky, fit better and are developed for daily usage.

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Freedom of Design

Additive manufacturing allows the creation of custom products, individually-tailored for each patient. 3D-printed orthotics & prosthetics are less bulky, fit better and are developed for daily usage.

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Mass Customization

Customized production at scale of personalized products or short and medium production runs.