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PUL Makerspace Equipment

Information about equipment available in the PUL Makerspace, how to get started, software to use, and links for project ideas.

3D Print Repositories

NIH 3D Print Exchange Hub to create and share 3D-printable models related to biomedical science.

Smithsonian 3D High resolution scans of artifacts from the Smithsonian collections.

NASA NASA-verified models of landing sites, space station equipment, and more.

MorphoSource The world’s most popular website for virtual fossils.

Sketchfab A collection of public domain cultural heritage 3D models.

Thingiverse Community hub for hobbyists to share and remix 3D models.

Access and Use

The PUL Makerspace 3D printers are free to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff.

Here's how it works:

Step 1. Submit a 3D print request online here.

Step 2. We'll reach out with any questions we have, and notify you when your object is ready for pickup.

Step 3. Completed prints can be picked up from the Makerspace.

If you have design questions about your model or project, make an appointment with a Makerspace Student Consultant

3D Printer Guidelines

We can support print jobs up to 12 hours.

There is no charge for 3D printer filament. You must use library-supplied filament.

PUL Makerspace 3D printers are available for research, academic, and non-commercial purposes.

Our 3D printers are great for prototyping and iterating, not for mass production.

Users must abide by copyright and trademark laws. 

No weapons, parts for weapons, weapon accessories, or weapon replicas may be produced with any Makerspace equipment.

Makerspace employees reserve the right to deny or cancel any job that does not comply with policy.

3D Printers

MakerBot Replicator+

MakerBot Method

  • Fused deposition modeling (FDM), dual extruder
  • Filament: PLA and PVA 
  • Maximum build volume: 6.0" (length) x 7.5" (width) x 7.75" (height)
  • MakerBot Method User Manual

MakerBot Z-18

  • Fused deposition modeling (FDM), single extruder
  • Filament: PLA
  • Maximum build volume: 11.8" (length) x 12.0" (width) x 18.0" (height) 
  • MakerBot Z-18 User Manual