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MultiMaker Lab

This includes information about the space, equipment, and resources available to students, faculty, and staff.

EinScan SE 3D Scanner

Scan objects of various shapes and sizes and turn them in digital 3D renderings or 3D print files. The resulting files may then be 3D printed on request (subject to 3D print fees). There is no fee to use the scanner. 

Creating 3D Models

There is a wide range of software available to create a 3D model. Below are some of the available options, and we recommend saving your file as .STL in order to 3D print.

Finding 3D Models

3D models can also be found online for free. Below are a few such options. 

Designing Posters

There are multiple options available for designing posters. Below are a few options.

General Policies and Fees

3D printing and poser printing requires a completed form and the payment of associated fees before beginning the print. Print times are scheduled based on printer and staff availability and are only available for UAH students, faculty, and staff. Our printing fees are:

  • 3D print: $1 + $0.12 per gram of filament (with $3 minimum)
  • Poster print: $2.50 per half-foot (6 inches) of poster length

Fees must be paid before print job will start. Payments can be made at the User Services Desk using FLEX, check, credit card, or debit card.

If you would like to schedule a print job, you can download the 3D/Poster Print Request form, print it out, fill in the details, and bring it into [lab name] (LIB 115) to finish scheduling your job and find out about making your payment. Print copies of the form are also available in [lab name].  

The following items will not be 3D printed:

  • Weapons, weapon accessories, or weapon components
  • Objects that resemble weapons or weapon accessories
  • Illegal objects
  • Copyrighted objects or any other objects that violate patents and trademarks
  • Anything with the UAH logo and other identity graphics without written approval of the UAH Office of Marketing and Communications 
  • Items printed for commercial purposes
  • Items violating the UAH Code of Student Conduct

MultiMaker Lab Printers

Prusa i3 MK3 3D Printer 

Best for small, precise prints

Prints objects up to 250mm x 210 mm x 210 mm (9.84 in x 8.3 in x 8.3 in)

Material Options: PLA

Accepted File Types: STL, OBJ


Lulzbot Taz 6 3D Printer

Best for larger prints

Prints objects up to 280mm x 280mm x 250mm (11 in x 11 in x 9.8in)

Material Options: PLA

Accepted File Types: STL, OBJ


HP Designjet Z3200ps Poster Printer

Prints posters up to 42" wide

Accepted file types: PDF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF