University of Wisconsin–Madison

3D Printing

When you need fast, high quality 3D printed parts that are right the first time, we’re one of the only services on campus that can deliver. We offer a variety of materials and accuracy settings that can meet the unique needs of your project. Need to do something unusual like print in dissolvable support material instead of plastic? We can help. Want to run your design past a 3D printing specialist before printing? Send us an email.

Printing Requests/EstimatesInMoov arm

For more information about the 3D printers we have and their capabilities see further down the page. For a cost estimate please use the following form. The printing costs can be found below. During times of high demand printing will be done on a first come first served basis. Students, faculty, and staff of the College of Engineering will be given priority over individuals outside of the College.

 

  • Disclaimer

    In providing 3-D printing services, the Provider disclaims any warranties, express or implied, including the warranty of merchantability and warranty for fitness of any particular purpose, for the services themselves and any resulting tangible object or product thereof. The 3-D objects are provided to Customer for aesthetic purposes only, and are not intended for use as a functional tool or a functional part of a larger apparatus, and Provider shall not be liable for any damages resulting from such non-aesthetic use.

    In submitting a job to be printed, Customer warrants and represents that Customer owns, or has obtained, all rights necessary to allow Provider to provide the requested 3-D printing services. Customer shall be liable for any and all claims of intellectual property infringement that result from the 3-D printing services provided hereunder.

    Provider reserves the right to refuse to print any 3-D object which it deems to be discriminatory, offensive or hazardous

Stratasys F370

Model Material

ABS-M30: $3.03 per cubic inch
PLA: $1.51 per cubic inch
PC-ABS: $3.43 per cubic inch
ASA: $3.27 per cubic inch

Support Material

QSR: $3.03 per cubic inch

Base

$9.38 per base

Staff time

For non-instructional printing requests, staff time will be charged as a flat fee of $15.

Machine Type

Stratasys F370

Build envelope

14 x 10 x 14 in. (355 x 254 x 355 mm)

Print resolution

  •  0.013 in. (0.330 mm)
    ABS, ASA, PC-ABS
  • 0.010 in. (0.254 mm)
    PLA, ABS, ASA, PC-ABS
  • 0.007 in. (0.178 mm)
    ABS, ASA, PC-ABS
  • 0.005 in. (0.127 mm)
    ABS, ASA, PC-ABS

Accuracy

Parts are produced with an accuracy of +/- .008 in (.200 mm), or +/-  .002 in/in (.002 mm/mm), whichever is greater.

Materials

ABS-M30 (general purpose thermoplastic)
ASA  (general purpose, UV-stable thermoplastic)
PC-ABS (polycarbonate-ABS)
PLA* (renewable, low-cost thermoplastic)
QSR support material
*PLA does not utilize soluble support material. The supports are made of breakaway PLA.

Colors

Click the materials links above for a list of colors for each. Specific colors may not be available at the time of your print.

Printable support

Dissolvable (QSR)

Layer Resolution

.010″

Model Interior

Sparse-High Density, Thicken Thin Walls

Support Fill

SMART

Part Build Style

Normal

Part Orientation

Prioritize low cost over quality