3D Printing

Available Printers


FlashForge Creator ProFlashForge Creator Pro

For general purpose printing. Training and access is available upon request to all PCMD members. 



FormLabs Form 3FormLabs Form 3

For smooth surface finishes and very high precision. Has the capacity to print autoclavable materials and optically clear materials. Access and training available on a case-by-case basis. 



Ultimaker S3Ultimaker S3

For complex geometry and functional parts. Water soluble support material   allows for printing large overhangs and internal features. 


3D Printer Comparison 


FlashForge Creator Pro FormLabs Form 3 (SLA) Ultimaker S3

Layer Resolution

100 - 400 microns 25 - 300 microns 20 - 200 microns

XY Precision 

200 microns 25 microns 6.9 microns

Materials Available

ABS Formlabs photopolymer resins PLA, PVA, many more upon request

Maximum build volume

22.7 × 14.8 × 15.0 cm 14.5 × 14.5 × 18.5 cm 23.0 × 19.0 × 20.0 cm

Support Material?


Yes- thin supports require physical removal and post-processing

Yes- PVA water-soluble support


Available to all users

Fastest turnaround time

Printing requires a washing and a curing step

Parts can be optically clear

Parts can be autoclavable



Tutorials and Tips

See our recent 3D printing learning lunch!

More coming soon!

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