3D printing services at Meyer Library are changing; in addition to our original uPrint SE, we have recently acquired two new printers, a Monoprice MP10 and a Monoprice Delta Pro, and are currently testing them to determine best practices for use, including what material types we will have available. Current plans are to only use PLA and its variants, for safety reasons. We are also reevaluating the process by which we charge patrons for print jobs. If you are interested in trying out either of the two new printers, we will be happy, in some instances, to work with you to print your objects as part of our setup and testing process. We would not charge for these jobs, but we would limit them to objects useful to our testing needs. We hope to have a process in place to charge patrons for jobs by the start of the Spring semester in January 2020, including a new process for job submission. For information security reasons, we will no longer accept files via USB drive. Files should be made available via a cloud storage system (OneDrive for business, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.) and shared with us via link.
3D printing services are available to MSU students, staff, and faculty at Meyer Library.
Interested in printing a 3D model?
• Download or design your model (visit Thingiverse, YouMagine, Tinkercad, or Fusion 360).
• Check to make sure your file is in STL format and error-free (check for gaps and holes).
• Save your STL file to a cloud storage system (OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.)
• Verify the dimensions and cost of printing your model with us before printing.
• Wait to be notified about picking up your print job.
Where are you located?
Meyer Library Lower Level Room 003 (Library Innovation Lab)
Who should I talk to if I have questions about the 3D printing service or about using the 3D scanner?
Can I use your services if I am not affiliated with MSU?
Please call or email to describe your project, and we will try to accommodate your request.