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MediaPLEX | 3D Printing

A guide to makerspace services at the MediaPLEX

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The MediaPLEX provides 3D printing services to students, faculty, and staff of Cedarville University.

You can fill out the 3D Printing Request Form and we will follow up with you.

 

What file types can be printed?

Please submit files in .stl or .obj format. You can browse and download a variety of .stl and .obj files at Thingiverse or printables. Files that do not adhere to Cedarville University standards will not be printed.

What size can I print?

We print job files as is - if you would like to specify desired dimensions in mm,  indicate in the form (H x W x L)

(Maximum size is 305mm H x 305mm W x 300 mm L)

When will my print job be ready for pickup?

The length of time varies but usually done within a week.  A MediaPLEX staff member will contact you regarding your print job.  

How much does it cost?

Your print job costs $.10 per gram of weight

What payment methods are accepted?

Cash, check, or credit card only. We are not able to bill your student account.

What colors are available for printing?

You can print in one solid color. For multi-colored jobs, you may want to print in white and paint it yourself.

We use PLA filament. Our current filament colors are as follows:

  • true white

  • true red

  • cool gray

  • true orange

  • true yellow

  • true green (low quality prints only)

  • true purple (low quality prints only)

  • true blue

  • true black

  • warm gray (low quality prints only)

  • chocolate brown (experimental)

  • green (experimental)

What model 3D printers do you have?

We have a MakerBot Replicator and a Raise 3D Pro2

What if I have additional questions?

You can email us at mediaplex@cedarville.edu, call us at (937) 766-7852, or stop by during library hours.