Using Our 3D Printers

The library has two Prusa i3 MK3S+ 3D Printers, which are located in the Technology Center on the first floor. Only designated staff have hands-on access to the 3D printers. To have something printed, fill out the 3D Print Submission Form below.

  • Cost: $0.10 per gram of filament 
  • Material: PLA
  • Print delivery: 7-10 business days
  • Print time limit: 8 hours maximum per object
  • Print size limit: 9.84×8.3×8.3 in (25×21×21 cm)
  • Acceptable file format: STL, OBJ
  • Default print settings: 0.20mm layer height, 15% infill unless otherwise requested
  • Patrons will be emailed when the print is complete and ready to pick up
Prusa 3D Printer

3D Printing Guidelines

  • The library cannot guarantee product quality, satisfaction, equipment availability or stability, confidentiality of design, or specific delivery times.
  • The library reserves the right to refuse to print any item that does not comply with library policy, time, or size restrictions.
  • The 3D printer may only be used to make objects for lawful and appropriate use.
  • A valid library card in good standing is required to fulfill a 3D Print submission.
  • The library will hold the completed print for 30 days, after which it will become the library’s property.
  • Files will be deleted when printing is complete.
  • Patrons are responsible for removing rafts and supports, which are included in the cost of the object.

Design Resources

3D Design Software

TinkerCAD

Blender

SketchUp

Free STL Files

Thingiverse

Submit a 3D Print

3D Printer Filament Colors

 

One file only.
50 MB limit.
Allowed types: stl, obj.
Dimensions

3D Print Weight Examples (in grams)

3D weight examples

 

If submitting a design from Thingiverse, please include the web page link here.