For the cost of filiment, you can request otherwise free access to the 3d printers when working on projects with school age children.
CVM has three FDM printers (Fused Deposition Modeling)
For best results, use the slicing software listed for the printer you would like to use. Sliced Models will be saved to standard media cards, which can be used in both the Lutzbot and Prusa printers
TAZ Lultzbot - Work Horse
For Printing support e-mail
Build Volume: (11.02" x 11.02" x 11.22")
Cura Lultzbot Software Download - Download the software to prepare and slice stl models for the Lultzbot printer
Prusa i3 MK3S+
If the build size plate is not an issue. The Prusa M3 is the easiest to use and gives the best results.
Build Volume: (9.84"×8.3"×8.3")
The Prusa slicer is already installed on the PCs at the makerspace if you prefer
3D Printing Resources:
We really like this video because it demonstrates the power of 3d printing for rapid prototyping parts in the design process and it is just a fun project.