Resources- 3D Printing

How To 3D Print

How To Print Video – Video >

How to print PDF > Coming soon

How to Print with the Form2 Resin Printer. Version V2 includes post processing with the Form Wash and the Form Cure. Also taking the supports off of the model.

 PDF Link >

Filaments & Finishing

We have the following resins in stock for our Form2 Resin printers. Here is the list including their uses:

  • Grey Pro
    • Form and fit testing
    • Injection molded product prototypes
    • Mold masters for plastics, silicones, and more
    • Jigs and fixtures for manufacturing
  • Hi temp
    • Hot air, gas, and fluid flow
    • Heat resistant mounts, housings, and fixtures
    • Molds and inserts
  • Tough
    • Housings and enclosures
    • Jigs and fixtures
    • Connectors
    • Wear-and-tear prototypes
  • Elastic
    • Wearables, such as straps
    • Stretchable enclosures and casings
    • Compressible buttons
    • Soft tissue anatomy

We have the following filaments in stock for our Tinkerine Ditto Pro printers and the Tinkerine Ditto Pro R* Printers:

  • PLA White filament
  • Composite PLA & Copper filament*
  • Composite PLA & Stainless Steel filament*
  • Composite PLA & Carbon Fiber filament*

We have the following filaments in stock for our 2 material Ultimaker S5 printer;

  • ABS White
  • ABS Black
  • ABS Navy Blue
  • ABS Orange
  • PVA (dissolvable for supports)
  • Breakaway ( a quick break off material for supports)
  • Nylon Black
  • Nylon Transparent
  • PETG White

here is a great guide all about the different 3D filaments:
Website Link>

You can paint your 3D model with acrylic paints. Here is a great tutorial on how to post process and finish your 3D models: Website Link >

3d Printer Bed Sizes

Form2
5.7″w× 5.7″d × 6.9″h
14.5cm × 14.5cm × 17.5 cm

DittoPro
8.5″w 7″d x 8.25″h
21.5cm x 18cm x 21cm

S5
13″w x 9.5″d x 12″h
33cm x 24cm x 30cm

z18
12″w x 11″d x 17″h
31cm x 28cm x 43cm

 

Mini
4″w x 4″d x 4.5″h
10cm x 10cm x 11cm

3D Printer Software

Cura Print Settings

3D Potter Basic settings for Cura

Download Zip file >

Ultimaker S5 settings for:
Resolution Fine (.1mm)
White ABS
Generic PVA support
Download Setings >

Ultimaker S5 settings for:
Resolution Fine (.1mm)
White ABS
No support
Download Setings >

Ultimaker S5 settings for:
Resolution Normal (.15mm)
White ABS
Generic PVA support
Download Setings >

Ultimaker S5 settings for:
Resolution Normal (.15mm)
White ABS
No support
Download Setings >

3D Creation Software

We have 4 workstations and 6 laptops  available at Makerspace with Rhino3D.

  • Used by Fine Arts students
  • The A110 Computer lab has Rhino 3D software on all the computers
  • Website >

We have 4 workstations & 3 laptops available with Fusion360 at Makerspace.

  • You can also get Fusion360 for free for 3 years for faculty and students
  • Website >

We have 2 workstations available at Makerspace with Solidworks.

  • Used by Design Formation & Theatre Arts students.
  • Website >

Formatting you file

The final 3D file should be an STL file. This is then brought into the specific* 3D printer software to create the final file for the printer.

*See 3D Printer Software section above.