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3D printer settings (4 min)

3D Printers

The CBU Library now has 3D Printers!

To book a printer, please visit: 3D printing booking page

Find 3D files to print

Here are some places where you can find and download objects to print!

Prusa Mini

Documentation, links and help with our Prusa Mini 3D Printers

Software

Software for creating your own 3D prints available on CBU computers include:

  • AutoCAD
  • Solidworks

Other software that could be used:

  • Meshmixer by autodesk (Free)
  • ReCap by autodesk (Free Educational License available)
  • MeshLab (Open Source)
  • FreeCAD (Free)
  • OpenSCAD (Free)
  • TinkerCAD (free, web based, use your CBU email to create an account)
 

How to use the 3D Printers in the Library

  • NOTE -  The price is charged by weight - 10 cents per gram for printing. 
  • Book a spot using this link.
  • When you arrive at the library, see the student worker by the printers to open the print stations. 
  • Follow the steps outlined at the station.
  • Files must be on a USB Flash Drive.
  • The library worker will unlock the cabinet and weigh the print, it will be available behind the circulation desk for you to pick up and pay for. 

3D printing tips and tricks (20 min)

Quick 3D printing Exercise

CBU Key Tag Coin - download here and use the video below to edit your file! Print time is about an hour, and cost is 90c.