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MakerStudio LibGuide

This libguide serves as a hub for all information related to the Bierce Library Makerstudio.

What is 3D Printing?

3D Printing is process of creating physical three dimensional objects from digital files. Additive processing is used, in which successive layers of filament are laid down in thin layers until the entire model is complete.


Bierce Library provides this service free for all Academic Prints up to 1 kilogram of filament used, after which prints will be charged our regular fee shown below.

Personal prints are available to all students/faculty/staff for up to 10 hours, after which additional prints can be purchased at $2.50 per print plus 2 cents per gram of filament.


What Services are Available?

Currently, Bierce Library has 1 Makerbot Replicator, 1 Zortrax M200, 1 Raise Pro2+, 1 Fusion 3D F400, 1 Fusion 3D F410, 1 Fusion Edge, 1 Ender-3 Pro, 1 Prusa MK3S+, 1 Ender-5 Pro, and 1 Prusa MK4. We are able to print in PLA, PLA+, ABS and PETG filaments. Current colors and filament types available are listed below.


Filament Colors and Types

PLA: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Neon Green, Blue, Purple, Black, White, Gold, Natural, Brown, Cool Gray, Warm Gray

PLA+: Green, Light Blue, Dark Blue, Purple, Black, Cold White, Gray

ABS: Red, Green, Blue, Black, White, Gray, Silver

PETG: White, Black