3D Printing at The Advanced Output Center

The AOC’s 3D printers are open to all currently enrolled students, faculty and staff at SAIC. While there is no authorization required, users must have a good understanding of 3D solid modeling in order to prepare files correctly. 3D printing is a technician-run service. [more]

 

Remember, when using the online order forms you must be logged into your SAIC Google account.


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Order Forms

Formlabs (Google Form)
Dimension (Google Form)
Objet (Google Form)


Downloads 

3D Model Repair Guide (PDF)
3D Print Guide (PDF)
Ultimaker Print Guide (PDF)
Ultimaker Cura Profiles (ZIP)


 

FORMLABSORDER FORM
LocationAOC, 1232 Sullivan.
AccessTechnician-run;
Pre-processed files are submitted online through the AOC website with a completed order form;
Open to all SAIC community (students, faculty, staff, alumni).
File TypesSolid STL files.
Max Build Size5.7" x 5.7" x 6.9"
Build Resolutions0.025mm, 0.05mm, 0.1mm *varies by material
MaterialsAcrylic-like plastic in white, gray, black, clear, and custom colors. Dark gray flexible. Teal ABS-like plastic. Amber high temperature.
Build OptionsSolid only. To save money, shell parts in Meshmixer.
Pricing$0.50/milliliter
Job TurnaroundVaries greatly depending on size and shape of model, color choice and queue length. Check with a lab technician for an estimate.

 

 

DIMENSIONORDER FORM
LocationAOC, 1232 Sullivan.
AccessTechnician-run;
Pre-processed files are submitted online through the AOC website with a completed order form;
Open to all SAIC community (students, faculty, staff, alumni).
File TypesSolid STL files. Files should be pre-processed in Catalyst prior to submission.
Max Build Size10" x 10" x 12"
Build Resolutions0.254mm
MaterialsABS plastic in white, ivory, grey, black, blue, red, orange, yellow, or green
Sandable & machinable, with good impact resistance
Build OptionsSolid ABS interior (stronger, more expensive and longer build time)

High Density sparse interior (less strength than solid, slightly cheaper)

Low Density sparse interior (less strength than high density, cheaper, quicker build time)
PricingModeling Material: $5.50/in³
Support Material: $5.50/in³
Build Base: $0.50/2″x2″ square
(Prices can be estimated in Catalyst)
ArtiCard only, payable on job pickup.
Job TurnaroundVaries greatly depending on size and shape of model, color choice and queue length. Check with a lab technician for an estimate.

 

 

OBJET 30 PROORDER FORM
LocationAOC, 1232 Sullivan.
AccessTechnician-run;
Pre-processed files are submitted online through the AOC website with a completed order form;
Open to all SAIC community (students, faculty, staff, alumni).
File TypesSolid STL files.
Max Build Size11.57" x 7.55" x 5.85"
Build Resolutions0.016mm
MaterialsAcrylic-like plastic in clear.
Sandable & machinable, poor impact resistance
Build OptionsSolid interior (stronger and more expensive)
Shelled/support interior (less strength and cheaper)
PricingModeling Material: $0.30/gram
Support Material: $0.18/gram
Job TurnaroundVaries greatly depending on size and shape of model, color choice and queue length. Check with a lab technician for an estimate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Questions? Email advancedoutput@saic.edu