College of Arts & Letters

AL Student Lab Documentation

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Submitting a model for printing

You must provide a 3D model in one of the following formats to be fabricated. If your model requires textures they must be included in the submission. For ease of submission please ZIP up your entire model project when bring it in.

  • .STL - For monochrome fabrication. (usually auto cad export)
  • .VRML - Color and textured fabrication. Textures must be in JPG or PNG format. (usually maya export)
  • .3DS - Color and textured fabrication. Textures must be in JPG or PNG format. (usually sketch up export)

Print out this form 3D Fabrication Request You need to fill out

  • Your contact info (name, email and student ID)
  • Model Dimensions in inches or mm (Width x Depth x Height) [Max size is 10” x 8” x 8”]
  • Color or Monochrome print option
  • Should the model be hardened (infused)
  • Deadline (optional)

Once the model is received we will check it for any errors and send back a report of any errors found. If it is error free an estimate of the materials required will be sent to you for approval. Once we get back an OK from you the job will be scheduled for printing. If the Deadline will not be met another approval will be required before the Go Ahead.