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3D InfoTech Printing

 

Located in the ITC: 3D-Printing is available to UW students, faculty , and staff on a first-come, first-served basis.

Steps to Use the 3D Printer

Additional Notes

For more information about the current installed 3D-Printer: Makerbot Replicator (5th Generation), click http://store.makerbot.com/replicator.

    • Save 3D file(s) as a".stl" or ".thing" format,
    • Provide Service Center technicians with desired finished size (in inches) and filament color (current colors: Blue, Purple, Gray, Translucent White),
    • Files sizes of 20mb or smaller may be emailed to the asu-it@uwyo.edu,
    • Larger files need to be delivered to the ITC Service Center (ITC 160), M-F, 9am-4pm,
    • Printing Charges are for time: $.75 per half hour, rounded to the nearest half hour ($1.50 per hour),
    • After files are received printing time cost estimates will be provided based on desired finished object size and resolution.
    • Printer uses ".makerbot" print file types,
    • When creating projects, please consider that some assembly/cleanup will always be required,
    • Use a 3-D CAD model from SolidWorks, Google SketchUp, or similar program, to create the ".stl" file required,
    • Maximum build volume 9.9 x 7.8 x 5.9 inches,
    • The material used is NatureWorks Polyactide Resin. The data sheet for the material can be found here:http://downloads.makerbot.com/filament/PLA+MSDS.pdf
    • Print media colors may include: black, white, clear, gray, orange, green, yellow, blue, and purple.

 

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Article ID: 6912
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