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How To 3D Print

Learn how to use the 3D Printer.

How much does it cost to 3D print? 

To use library supplied filament the price of 3D printing is $0.15/ gram with a $1.50 minimum charge and a $10.00 maximum charge. The product will be weighed with supports to determine the price. 

If you bring your own filament the price is $2.00 per print. 

What items are not allowed to be 3D printed? 

No one is permitted to use the 3D printer to create items that are:

  • In violation of Chowan University polices.
  • Prohibited by local, state, or federal law. 
  • Weapons, parts of weapons, or any items that can endanger others. 
  • Smoking and drug paraphernalia. 
  • Obscene, pornographic, or otherwise inappropriate for the University environment. 
  • In violation of another’s intellectual property rights as covered by copyright, patent, and/or trademark protections. 
  • Mass produced i.e., large number print jobs of identical objects and/or intended for resale.