a Dutch Drivers Collection

Orange ModelCars - Shop - FAQ

Orange ModelCars designs 3D models for modelcars and dioramas. You can let the chosen model 3D print in our webshop at Shapeways. You will receive the model(s) through the postal mail at home, after which you can paint it and in case of a kit build them together.


Who is handeling customer support?

Customer support is in the hands of Shapeways, so if something is wrong with the delivered product(s), please contact Shapeways.
If necessary, Shapeways will contact Orange ModelCars.

Why are the Orange Modelcars products sold by Shapeways?

Shapeways has all facilities needed to sell and distribute 3D models all over the world.

I didn’t receive my order correctly. Who must I contact?

Please inform Shapeways in case a product doesn’t meet your expectations.

A product can’t be printed according to Shapeways. What will happen now?

Shapeways will cancel your order and inform Orange ModelCars to solve to problem. You will be informed by Shapeways as soon the product can be printed again.

What is the delivery time of a model?

Shapeways will inform you about the shipping. The delivery is often within 10 business days.

Does Orange ModelCars sell painted kits/parts too?

No, only unpainted kits/parts are available.

What material are the kits/parts made of?

Most kits/parts are printed in Frosted Ultra Detail (FUD) or Frosted eXtreme Detail (FXD), which stands for a Polyjet UV Cured Acrylic Resin (max temp 80 °C). Models of FUD and FXD should be well cleaned before you can paint it. The FXD models have the finest detailing.
Some models are printed in White Strong & Flexible (WSF). WSF is a polyamide (max temp 80 °C). Models of WSF can be painted easily.

What paint do I need, to paint the kits?

Revell Email Color, Humbrol Enamel, Tamiya, etc.
Paint can be applied using a brush or airbrush. None-water based paints should be used with caution and preferable in a well ventiled room.

What glue do I need, to assemble the kits?

Revell Contacta doesn't work, as it dissolves the material.


In case your question is not answered on this page, please use our contact page to ask us your question. We will reply to your question as soon as possible.