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Where is the 3D printer in the Library? Who should I talk to about using it? How much does it cost?

Last Updated: Oct 25, 2016  |  1361 Views

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Science/Engineering Help Desk 

Level 2  (map opens in new window) 

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Available to BYU students, faculty, staff  & non-BYU Library patrons with a library card (requires a 50% deposit prior to printing and is subject to quantity limitations)

Call  (801) 422-2987 for complete information & scheduling

Read all the details on the 3D Printing Guide

A few notes . . .

Cost is determined by the total grams of plastic used for the model:

20 cents per gram for .2mm - resolution (200 microns)

30 cents per gram for .1mm - resolution (100 microns)

Material: PLA Plastic ( a biodegradable corn-based plastic)

Maximum dimensions: 11" wide x 6" deep x 6" high

Required File Types: stl or obj

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