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3d printer

The library has an Ultimaker 2 3D printer in the 2nd floor Computer Lab. We offer some basic classes about 3D printing, and can print 3D objects from your file. We do not have a 3D scanner at this time, so we can't make a copy of an object you bring in—you will need to send us a file of the object you want printed. Please see our 3D printing procedure page for more details and limitations.

3D Printing at the Library

File types

We can print files in the .stl, .obj, .dae, and .amf formats.

Cost to print

There is currently no charge for 3D printing; however, this is subject to change.

Filament Colors

photos of available colors

Available colors include:

  • Black
  • White
  • Natural
  • Chocolate Brown
  • Traffic Red
  • Dutch Orange
  • Signal Yellow
  • Leaf Green
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Sky Blue
  • Lilac
  • Shining Silver
  • Green Transparent
  • Violet Translucent

The Rochester Public Library's 3D printer was funded with a SELCO Community Collaboration Grant.