What is 3D Printing?
It is the process of taking a digital image and using a 3D printer to build up layers to produce a three dimensional object.
At the main library our available machines and maximum dimensions:
LulzBot Taz 6 – 280mm x 280mm x 250mm (11” x 11” x 9.8”)
LulzBot Mini – 152mmx152mmx158mm (6” x 6” x 6.2”)
LulzBot Mini 2 – 160mm x 160mm x 180mm (6.30″ x 6.30″ x 7.09″)
What filament do we use:
2.85mm PLA (Polylactic Acid) – This filament starts out as a starch that is extracted from plants, goes through a fermentation process to create a product that resembles petroleum-based plastic.