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3D Printing: Tutorials

This guide will assist patrons who plan to use the 3D printing available in the Wilmeth Active Learning Center (WALC).

Library Policy on Use of 3D Printers

Individuals who use the library's 3D printers must comply with Purdue University and Libraries policies.

Specifically, the libraries' printers may not be used to create material that is:

  • Prohibited by local, state, or federal law

  • Prohibited by University Policy

  • Unsafe, harmful, dangerous, or poses an immediate threat to the well-being of others

  • Obscene or otherwise inappropriate for the library environment

  • In violation of intellectual property rights.

The library reserves the right to refuse any 3D print/scan request.

3D Printing Hours

Wilmeth Active Learning Center

Maker Space within DVELoP (Data Visualization Experience Lab of Purdue)

Library of Engineering & Science Reference Desk 765-494-0831

Available 3D Printing Hours

Monday - Thursday

8:00am - 11:00pm


8:00am - 11:00pm


11:00am - 11:00pm


11:00am - 11:00pm

Designing 3D Models

Below are a few tutorials on how to use different 3D design software programs. Refer back to the software section for available programs and the links to download them.

Have Questions?

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