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.
Print Volume: 12" x 12" x 12"
Print Colors (only 1 color at time): White, Black, Blue, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, Yellow
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.
Maximum object scanning size: 8" x 8" x 8"
Objects smaller than 2" x 2" x 2" are difficult to scan.