The AOC's 3D printer is 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] [Link to Rapid Prototyping under FAQ]

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Objet 30 Rapid Prototyper
Location AOC, 1232 Sullivan
Access Technician-run;
Pre-processed files are dropped off at AOC with completed order form;
Open to all SAIC community (students, faculty, staff, alumni).
File Types Solid STL files. Files must be pre-processed in Objet Studio prior to drop-off.
Max. Build Size 11.81" x 7.87" x 5.9 in"
Build Resolution 0.0011"
Material ABS-like plastic in solid monochrome color (White, Gray, Black, Blue).
Polypropylene-like in white.
Sandable, machinable & durable!
Build Options Solid ABS interior (stronger andmore expensive)
Shelled/support interior (less strength and cheaper)
Pricing Modeling Material: $0.40/gram (10% discount if we choose color)
Support Material: $0.20/gram
(Prices can be estimated in Objet Studio)
ArtiCard only, payable on job pickup.
Job Turnaround Varies greatly depending on size and shape of model, color choice and queue length. Check with a lab technician for an estimate.

 

Dimension SST 1200 Rapid Prototyper
Location AOC, 1232 Sullivan
Access Technician-run;
Pre-processed files are dropped off at AOC with completed order form;
Open to all SAIC community (students, faculty, staff, alumni).
File Types Solid STL files. Files must be pre-processed in Catalyst prior to drop-off.
Max. Build Size 10"x10"x12"
Build Resolution 0.01" (slower build, finer detail)
0.013" (faster build, less detail)
Material Colored ABS plastic
(Grey, Blue, Red, Yellow, White, Green, or Next Available)
Sandable, machinable & durable!
Build Options Solid ABS interior (stronger, more expensive and longer build time)
Sparse/honeycomb interior (less strength, cheaper, quicker build time)
Pricing Modeling 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 Turnaround Varies greatly depending on size and shape of model, color choice and queue length. Check with a lab technician for an estimate.

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