3D Printer

Makerbot 3D Printer

Description & Location

You can print a three-dimensional objects using ORL’s Makerbot 3D Printer.

Our Makerbot will print 3D objects in PLA, a corn based plastic-like substance, using designs uploaded from a digital computer file (.STL, .OBJ). 

Available at Westside Learning Lab & Downtown Kelowna Library Branch

 

Getting Started

The 3D Printer is available for all ORL library cardholders to use.

You must first attend an orientation before you can reserve and use this tool independently.

You must agree and adhere to ORL’s Makerspace Guidelines and the Maker Agreement.

Printing costs are $0.10 per gram of filament. The cost of the print will be charged to your library account. You are allowed three attempts/fails at no cost.

Staff may cancel a print job if a) the object violates ORL’s Makerspace Guidelines or, b) if the print design has a high likelihood for failing or, c) the time needed for the job exceeds your booked time with the 3D printer.

 

Reserve a 3D Printer Station

Browse and reserve our maker stations and tools

 

Equipment Available

  • Makerbot 3D Printer
  • Filament at cost
  • Maker Print Software
  • 3D Printer Toolkit

 

Help and Training

We offer 3D Printing classes and workshops on a rotating basis at ORL Makerspace locations. Check our events calendar.

If you need further help, check out these resources:

 

Policies & Guidelines

When using an ORL Makerspace, please follow these rules (PDFs):

 

To use an ORL Makerspace independently, all makers must:

You'll need a library card to use our maker tools. Get a card.

Makerspaces