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3D Printing at the SMS  

Last Updated: Oct 23, 2014 URL: http://libguides.library.kent.edu/3d Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Meet our newest 3D printer!

Ultimaker 2

The Ultimaker 2 is an open-source 3D printer. It uses PLA filament, which is a vegetable-based, biodegradable material. With its impressive accuracy and incredible detail (finest layer height = 0.02mm) it is an exciting addition to the Student Multimedia Studio!

 

About this guide

Thanks to a generous sponsorship from the Undergraduate Student Government in May of 2013, University Libraries acquired the Makerbot Replicator 2x, a dual-extrusion 3D printer. The printer is currently being managed by and housed in the Student Multimedia Studio, located on the first floor of the Kent State University Library. Printing capabilities are open to all currently enrolled KSU students free of charge.

This guide contains information on 3D printing at the SMS. In it you will find our printing policies and procedures, along with information such as FAQs, a glossary of terms and links to free 3D modeling software. Click on the tabs above or links below to access the various pages.

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Questions?

If you have any questions about the process or 3D printing in general, check our 3D Printing FAQs page or contact us at 330.672.0221. You are also welcome to visit us in person at the Student Multimedia Studio, located on the first floor of the University Library.

 

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