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3D Printing in HCC Libraries: 3D Print Files: Creating & Submitting Requests (ENGR)

Creating Files for 3D Printing

  • Visit Tinkercad 
  • Name the file: Lastname_Firstname_ENGRXXXX
  • * Build Volume Limitation: 10.0 L x 10.0 W x 12.5 H cm [3.9 L x 3.9 W x 4.9 H in]
  • Design 
  • Check for scale, build volume limitations*, and model integrity.
  • Export in .STL format 
  • Import the .STL file into a slicing program & verify scale, boundaries, and integrity.
    • MakerBot - Installed on all desktop computers in Fraga #306
    • Cura - If you are using the Ultimamaker 3 at the Eastside Library or X Lab

Submitting a 3D Print Request

  • Export File Name - Lastname_Firstname_ENGRXXXX
  • Email the STL file as an attachment to - Daisy.Ngo@hccs.edu
  • Exercise patience
  • Pick Up - You will be notified via reply email when the print is complete and ready for pickup. Hours for the the Fraga location are at the bottom of the page.

About the Makerbot Replicator Mini +

MakerBot Replicator Mini +

  • Compact 3D Printer
  • Filament: MakeBot PLA Filament
  • Build Volume : 10.0 L x 10.0 W x 12.5 H cm [3.9 L x 3.9 W x 4.9 H in]
  • Filament Colors at Fraga: yellow, green, blue, purple, white, red, orange, & beige 

Summer 2019 3D Prints

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