Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing process involves adding material in layer-by-layer processing to obtain the final net shape. Some materials may not be available for immediate use in the maker hub, so it is best to buy your own material for your projects beforehand.

 
 
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FormLabs form 2 SLA Printer

The formlabs Form 2 3D printer is a stereolithography printer capable of high-resolution prints. It uses a UV laser to cure resin layer by layer for smooth prints. Use this printer for any prints that need very fine details and uniform strength. 

Hardware

  • 5.7" ×5.7" ×6.9" build volume
  • 25-100 microns layer thickness

Software

Materials

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Lulzbot taz 6 FDM Printer

The LulzBot Taz 6 3D printer is a fused deposition modeling (FDM) printer. It prints by depositing melted material layer by layer. Use this printer for larger prints or prints that don't require high resolution.

Hardware

  • 11.02" x 11.02" x 9.8" build volume
  • 50-500 microns layer thickness
  • Accepts 2.85mm or 3mm filament
  • Heated platform

Software

Materials

  • ABS
  • PLA
  • HIPS
  • PVA
  • wood filled filaments
  • Polyester (Tritan)
  • PETT
  • Bronze, copper, stainless steel-filled filaments
  • Polycarbonate
  • Nylon
  • PETG
  • conductive PLA and ABS
  • UV luminescent filaments
  • PCTPE
  • PC-ABS
  • Alloy 910
  • and more every day!
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The Prusa i3 MK2 3D printer is also a fused deposition modeling (FDM) printer. Use this printer for medium sized prints, prints that don't require high resolution, or prints where time is a factor.

Hardware

  • 9.84" x 8.27" x 7.87" build volume
  • 50-500 microns layer thickness
  • Accepts 1.75mm filament
  • Heated platform

Software

Materials

  • ABS
  • PLA
  • HIPS
  • PVA
  • wood filled filaments
  • Polyester (Tritan)
  • PETT
  • Bronze, copper, stainless steel-filled filaments
  • Polycarbonate
  • Nylon
  • PETG
  • conductive PLA and ABS
  • UV luminescent filaments
  • PCTPE
  • PC-ABS
  • Alloy 910
  • and more every day!