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Hilton C. Buley Library

 

IDEA Lab

Buley Library Studio for Innovation, Design, Education and Arts Exploration


We have temporarily suspended accepting new 3D printing requests.
We are working to resolve some print quality issues with our plastic filament. If you have any questions, please reach out to Library Digital Services at librarysystems@southernct.edu

3D printer with engine block on its print bed

Our 3D Printing Hardware:

The IDEA Lab has two Makerbot Replicator+ 3D printers (pictured above).

You can see our 3D Printers in action by visiting the ground floor of Buley Library. There is a viewing window at the end of the Curriculum Collection shelves near the big windows.

 

How Do I 3D Print Something?

  • Create an object design using cad-type software that yields a .stl file. Look at the Design Software box for suggestions on software to use or where to find shared designs online.
  • Submit your design using the form below, we will email you when it is done!