MakeLab is the home of 3D printing and scanning at Auraria Library, fostering exploration of the boundary between physical and virtual reality.
The MakeLab 3D printing and scanning room is open during specified weekly hours, as well as for workshops and by appointment. The MakeLab provides:
- Support and training in 3D printing workflows
- Support and training in 3D scanning technology
- Reviews of 3D models to assess printability
- 3D printing services
In addition, the MakeLab Computer Zone is open whenever the Library is, providing 3D modeling software and tools.
3D Printing and Scanning
- 3D Printing
The MakeLab currently stocks only PLA filament, and available colors vary. Call or visit the MakeLab for the most up-to-date information.
Cost - $0.01/minute for standard filament, $0.25/gram for premium filament
Maximum print size for an individual piece - 6 x 6 x 6.2 inches
- 3D Scanning
(1) NextEngine 3D Scanner
(1) Occipital Structure Sensor with iPad
(1) DSLR for photogrammetry