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Jeff Cosgrove-Cook

Sue O'Dell

Faculty Support for 3D Printing

Faculty who wish to create and print 3D objects to enhance teaching and scholarship, please contact David Israel in Academic Technology and Consulting ( 725-3139).   Learn more about those services here.

What is 3D Printing?

3D Printing: the action or process of making a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model, typically by laying down many thin layers of a material in succession. New Oxford American Dictionary, 3rd ed., 2015.

Printer at Hatch Science Library

LulzBot TAZ 6 with a print area of 11.02" x 11.02" x 9.8".  Here is the User Manual.

See it in action.  Please note, that while capable of printing with many 3mm filaments, Hatch currently only offers printing with white PLA filament.  

Make an appointment

Printing is a mediated service.  To reserve a time to print your 3D item, please contact
Jeff Cosgrove-Cook (207-725-3035,
Sue O'Dell (207-725-3265,

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Brunswick, ME 04011
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