About the 3D Design Studio

A 3D printed elephantWe provide free 3d printing, workshops, and 3D design & printer consultation for all library patrons. Whether you’re a total beginner working on an academic pursuit or a 3D pro looking to prototype and iterate we are happy to help you bring your ideas to life. Our service is open to all patrons of the University Libraries, regardless of skill level or field of study. We make 3D printing work for you.

Hours:
Monday – Thursday  10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

How to:
Just bring an .stl or .obj file into the studio on a usb flash drive and speak with the student workers.

Contact:
3DStudio@vt.edu
or stop by Newman Library, Room 2010

Did you know?
The 3D Design Studio is also home to a slowly growing number of PLA Elephants.

The 3D Design Studio includes:

  • 12 FDM printers (fused deposition modeling)
  • 2 resin SLA printers (stereolithography)
  • Trained staff to help you