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UF Libs 3D Prototyping: Home

Welcome Back! The Marston 3D Prototyping lab will begin accepting print requests online Monday, August 31.

Submit print requests at 3dprint.uflib.ufl.edu.

Email MSL3D@uflib.ufl.edu if you need additional assistance.

Marston 3D Prototyping Lab

Library 3D Printing Hours:

Monday - Friday: 9AM - 5PM

(Pick-up prints anytime during the regular library hours of your print location)

Our 3D Printers and Accessory Equipment

Printers: We use FFF (fused filament fabrication), also called FDM (fused deposition modeling). Marston Science Library has one (1) Ultimaker 3 Extended, eight (8) Lulzbot Taz6, and four (4) Lulbot Taz Workhorse 3D printers. The Architecture & Fine Arts, Education, and Health Science Center Library each have (1) Lulzbot Taz 6 3D Printer.

3D Scanners: We have NextEngine and Structure 3D scanners.

NextEngine resources: 1) Basic NextEngine Scanning, 2)Scanning with the MultiDrive, 3) Make fully editable CAD models

Structure resources: 1) Getting Started, 2) Calibration App Tutorial, 3) Robert Bomboy Tutorial

Filament: MatterHackers 3mm Build Series PLA (polylactic acid) is the only type of plastic used in UF Libs 3D Prototyping Labs. We stock our PLA in a variety of colors.

Note: If we do not have the type of printers or print material you need, check out our recommendations for alternative 3D printing locations on the right-hand side of this page.

Need bulk printing or a customized model?

3D Hubs: A network of 3D printers offering varying materials and services. Includes a comprehensive 3D printing guide.

Shapeways: Will print and ship your model for a fee.

i.materialisePrints in several precious metals and ceramics, with >90 combos of materials and finishes.

Sculpted: Offers >48 combos of materials and finishings.

Alternative 3D Printing Locations

Do you need to print in metal, resin, or another material?

Check out the Fab Lab, located in Infinity Residential Hall. The Fab Lab has the Objet Eden, Metal X, and a variety of other printers and materials that can handle these requests. 

Are you an engineering student?  

The MAE Rapid Prototyping Facility in 313 MAE-B has a wider range of printers and is open to qualified users.

Need to contact us?  

For questions about how to 3D print or specific models, contact MSL3D@uflib.ufl.edu

For questions about the 3D service, contact Sara Gonzalez at 352-273-2889 or saragonz@ufl.edu

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