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3D Printing at the UF Libraries: Home

You can now print out an object in 3D at Marston Science Library, Education Library, or Health Science Center Library.

FAQ

Q. How do I submit a 3D print job?

A. See details on the Submitting page!

Q. What if I don't have an .stl file?

A. Most 3D modelling software should have the option to export as an .stl or .obj file.  Please contact us if you need help.

Q. What are the dimensions of the largest thing I can print?

A. Approx 11.2" x 6" x 6.1" (285 x 153 x 155 mm).  You may print in parts and attach them later.

Q. What are typical costs?

A. The minimum charge is $3, and several small pieces can be batched together.  Most items under 1.5" x 1.5" x 1.5" are $3.  A case or box around 6.5" x 3.5" x 3" costs around $20.

Q. When will my job be finished?

A. In addition to the time required to print, it depends on how many other jobs are waiting to print.  We will give you an estimate when you submit your job.

Our 3D Printers

The Marston Science Library, the Education Library, and Health Science Center Library have a Makerbot Replicator 2.

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Contact Us!

Have questions?  

For MSL, contact Sara Gonzalez at 273-2889 or  saragonz@ufl.edu

For Education Library, contact Rachael Elrod at 273-2627 or relrod@ufl.edu

For HSCL, contact Hannah Norton at 273-8412 or nortonh@ufl.edu

3D feedback

Need Other Options?

Do you need a higher quality printer?  Check out the A2 Fab Lab, located in Architecture & Fine Arts.   The lab has a Zcorp ZPrinter 450 and an Objet Eden 260V.

Engineering students: you may print any models that you created yourself at the College of Engineering's 3D Printing Lab in 339 MAE-A.  The MAE Rapid Prototyping Facility in 313 MAE-B has a wider range of printers and is open to qualified users.

Farm it out?

Do you want an expert to create your customized model?  Would you like your model to be printed in a material type that we don't have in the libraries?  Here are some options:

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