3D Printer Guide

The Open Lab currently has two Makergear M2 printers as well as a Makerbot Replicator Z18. All you need to do is to prepare your model and G code and bring your own filament to the Open Lab. Please follow the guidelines below to make your time using the 3D printers as productive as possible!

Allowed Materials

PLA : 1.75mm
ABS : 1.75mm (Makergear M2 Only)

Maximum print size

8” x 10” x 8” : Makergear M2
19.4” X 22.2” X 33.9” : Makerbot Replicator Z18

Getting Started

  1. Talk to a lab monitor to get trained.
  2. Bring your own filament (1.75mm, ABS/PLA)
  3. Have a G-code file ready
  4. Login to OctoPrint servers and start printing!
    Refer to the training guide for more info.
    Note: You must be connected to the university’s wireless network or VPN to control the printer.