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Media Center: 3D Printing & Scanning

How To 3D Print At The Library

  • Start with a 3D model saved as an STL file.  You can find one online or create one yourself!

  • Complete the 3D Print/Scan Request Form to use the Library's 3D printer and 3D scanner. An appointment is required for 3D printing and scanning.

Fusion F306 3D Printer

Print Volume: 12" x 12" x 12"

Print Colors (only 1 color at time): White, Black, Blue, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, Yellow

The library's Fusion F306 printer

Free Software To Create 3D Models

Find 3D Models Online


The cost of 3D printing is 5 cents/gram for VC/UHV students & staff, and it is 10 cents/gram for nonaffiliated guests. 3D printing is free for faculty members of VC/UHV if it's used for academic purposes.  For personal use, the cost will be 3 cents/gram. There is no charge for 3D scanning.

The VC/UHV Library recognizes the limitations of 3D printing technology and does not guarantee that the objects printed will be fit for any particular purpose. 

Makerbot Digitizer 3D Scanner

Maximum object scanning size: 8" x 8" x 8"

Image of Makerbot Digitizer 3D Scanner

Objects smaller than 2" x 2" x 2" are difficult to scan.

Design And Sell 3D Prints Online

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