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Making a print

  1. Create your 3D model(s) in any 3D CAD (Computer-aided design) software and save as .STL file(s)
  1. Request a quote by visiting the 3D Print Centre or e-mailing with the .STL file(s) and the following information:
  • Material: ABS or PC-ABS or PC or Nylon or "Allow Operator to Decide" (Fastest Option)
  • Layer Thickness: Standard @ $9.00/inch3 or Enhanced @ $12.25/inch3
    • ABS and PC-ABS are available in both standard (0.013" layer height) and enhanced (0.005" layer height)
    • PC only available in enhanced at 0.007" layer height
    • Nylon only available in enhanced at 0.010" layer height
  • Interior fill/density: Solid (100% fill)/Sparse (~30% fill)/Double Dense Sparse (~60% fill)
  1. Pay for your print using our online payment service. 
  • The operator will e-mail you a quote with a link to pay for your print
  • Watcard, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and UW Account Numbers are accepted through this online system
  1. ​Pick up your part(s) in E5-2002 when the operator notifies you via e-mail                                                                                                                
  • ​It usually takes 3-5 business days from the time we receive your payment
  • Pickup time may vary depending on the print queue and complexity of the model