3D Printing

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is the process where a three-dimensional object is created through successive layering of material by process of computer control.

The basic steps for creating a 3D-printed object at the UTA FabLab are:

  1. Design or download a three-dimensional object.
  2. Create an .STL file for the object.
  3. Check the .STL file for errors.
  4. Come to the FabLab at the Central Library to print your object. Staff will be there to assist you with sending your job to the printer.
  5. Verify the amount you will be charged (via MavMoney) for your print job with FabLab staff.
  6. At time of purchase, a receipt and expected completion/pick-up date will be issued.

If you need help with any of these steps, please contact fablab@uta.edu or come in to the FabLab

 
PolyPrinter 229

PolyPrinter 229

The PolyPrinter 229 is a fast, high-quality 3D printer able to reliably produce objects down to 50 micron (0.05mm) resolution. We utilize a customized KISSlicer application to generate the G-Code which learners upload to OctoPuppet units to read…

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Prusa I3 Mk3 - Ruby Nozzle

Prusa I3 Mk3 - Ruby Nozzle

The Prusa I3 Mk3 is a fast, high-quality 3D printer able to reliably produce objects down to 50 micron (0.05mm) resolution. We utilize a customized KISSlicer application to generate the G-Code which learners upload to OctoPuppet units to read and…

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Stratasys uPrint SE Plus

Stratasys uPrint SE Plus

The uPrint SE is a commercial-quality printer with a soluble support filament.  It is capable of producing parts with hollows, overhangs, and other negative space without warping or sagging.  The models produced are extremely high quality and can…

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