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3D Printing

Welcome to 3D Printing!

Log in with your MacEwan ID to access the 3D Printers for free. 


1 Log in to 3D Print 2 Upload your .stl file, search thingiverse.com for ideas 3 Select a slicing profile 4 Send to printer 

1 Log in to 3D Print 2 Upload your .stl file, search thingiverse.com for ideas 3 Select a slicing profile 4 Send to printer

Printing an Object

Detailed instructions (PDF)

Ultimaker6 Ultimaker 3D Printers

In-person access in 6-203: 2xU2 - build vol. of extended (8.77" x 8.77" x 12") Drop-in, student staff will review safety and show you how to use the printers. If you would like to regularly access the printers please complete the 3D printing certification self enroll quiz in Blackboard. 

Remote access: 2xU3 & 2xS3 - build vol. (9" x 7.4" x 7.9") Full Specifications

Service Limitations

To provide equitable access, users can submit two prints/mo and print times are limited to 8 hrs for each print job.


To request longer prints, or for any 3D printing questions, advice or object design help, email makerspace@macewan.ca.

3D Printing Policy

MacEwan University Library reserves the right to refuse any print request.

We may not be able to print your submission due to the following reasons:

  • The file is not viable to print. It may contain elements or be designed in such a way that printing it could damage the 3D printer.

  • Prohibited by local, provincial, or federal law. No guns or functional weaponry. Props or costume items will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

  • The file violates intellectual property or copyrights including objects or aspects of such that are registered trademarks or patents.

  • Commercial use, the service is not intended to provide objects for commercial purposes. However, prototyping is encouraged.

  • Multiples will have to be approved on a case-by-case basis, due to print time restrictions, only one object can be requested at a time. Class sets can be printed, other requests for limited amounts of multiple copies for non-commercial use will be considered and accommodated where possible.

Our printers are in an open and visible part of the library, please keep this in mind.

In summary, print jobs should not pose a risk to the printer, be prohibited by law, for commercial use, or violate intellectual property or copyright.