3D Printers

 

MakerBot Replicator 2

MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printers are available in the DECS Support Office to give dimension to your designs. Objects printed on the Replicator 2 are printed using a renewable bio-plastic PLA (Polylactic acid) filament, resulting in durable and detailed quality models.

 

  • Build size: 10.5 L x 5.5 W x 6 H in
  • Resolution: High-100 microns [0.0039 in]; Medium-270 microns [0.0106 in]; Low-340 microns 0.0133 in]
  • Color (number of unique colors per part): one--for color options, speak with DECS Support Office
  • File formats for printing: .stl, .obj, .thing

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LeapFrog Creatr HS

The Leapfrog HS 3D printer is one of the fastest and most precise printers available in its class. It boasts a print speed of 300mm/s and a heated build plate with a 13.6 liter build capability. Designed for engineering, architect and educational use, the Leapfrog is meant for accurate extrusion printing.

  • Build size: max print volume of 13.6 liters; 280 x 270 x 180 cm
  • Resolution: 0.2 m layer height (200 microns)
  • Color: see DECS employee for color options
  • File formats: STL

FormLabs Form 2

Formlabs’ Form 2 3D printer is a resin based printer that offers an alternative to the PLA extrusion based Leapfrog and Makerbot printers. Utilizing a laser spot size 0.0055 inches, or 140 microns, it enables users to print laser-sharp prints with stunning surface finishes.

  • Build size: 144 x 144 175 mm
  • Resolution: 0.1 -0.025 mm (25-100 microns)
  • Color: black or clear
  • File formats: STL