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About 3D Printing

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3D printing at John L. Haar Library

Printers: Four Ultimaker 3D printers (printer specs).

Location: Building 7 - 2nd floor, in a glass room in front of the Borrower Services desk in the library.

Hours: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri. 

Users: Current members of the MacEwan University Community who have a valid university ID. 

What to print
You may want to print models or prototypes for assignments and research or something for personal use or interest. Find out more about 3D printing technology

Prints must be in accordance with MacEwan University Library's 3D printing policy 

Currently there is no charge for using this service. 

Get Started
See preparing your 3D print file for where to get free 3D models. Log in and submit a print request. Please only submit a single object per submission.  

How long does it take?

We aim to get you your object to you within two weeks. Depending on the size and construction of an object it can take anywhere from 1 hr to several days to print. Due to high demand we will assess prints longer than 24hrs or with multiple parts or on a case-by-case basis. Generally, we can not accommodate multiple copies of an object. Note that priority will be given to print requests for academic purposes, you can indicate this by filling in the course and department fields of the print request form. 


Once your object is finished, you will receive an email to pick it up at John L. Haar library at the Borrower Services desk. You will only be able to place another print request once you have picked your object up, this is necessary to ensure broad access to the service and ensure timely printing. We will keep your object for 30 days.

Have questions?
You can ask specific questions regarding a print job in the notes section when you submit your print request. General inquiries can be sent to library3d@macewan.ca where you will be contacted by one of our technicians, you can also ask in our library.

If you would like to learn more about 3D Printing or have an in-depth question you can meet with a technician during these days/times:

3D Technician Schedule
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Other 3D Printing Services

MacEwan University Bookstore - Cost .15 cents/gram of filament, turn around times vary. Email file and request to bookstore@macewan.ca

Edmonton Public Library - Cost .10 cents/gram of filament, 2-4 weeks turn around.

3DHubs Edmonton - Upload your file and get a quote from a local Edmonton 3D printer.