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NOTICE: Makerbot 3D printers are available / Projet 1500 3D printers are offline

Equipment available

  • 3D design PC

    The 3D design PC comes with a variety of 3D design software for creating and modifying your projects before printing them on one of the 3D printers.

  • Makerbot 3D Printer

    Makerbot Replicator 5th Generation 3D Printers are very user friendly devices that customers can operate themselves. Makerbots work by melting a plastic filament, then extruding the liquid through a brass nozzle – just like a hot glue gun. The liquid quickly cools and hardens into shape.

  • ProJet 1500 3D Printer

    ProJet 1500 3D Printers are typically used to create hobby objects, replacements for broken items and can be used for the rapid prototyping of inventions. They work by depositing thin layers of material onto a base plate, and build up layer by layer until the finished object is complete. A photosensitive resin is exposed to ultraviolet light, which cures the resin in the shape of a 3D model. Once the model is complete, customers may choose to refine the finished product. They can wash and rinse their models and sand off rough edges. For a really fantastic looking product, painting and lacquering are options.

    To print an object using the ProJet 1500, jobs are submitted to the Imagine Space team and printed overnight.