3D-Printing at the Gulf Coast
The Gulf Coast Library offers 3D printing with a MakerBot Replicator 3D printer. All 3D print requests must be submitted to the Gulf Coast Library through the online request form. The 3D printing queue is prioritized based on factors such as academic priority, class due dates, reprints, and other issues as they arise. We reserve the right to alter queue order based on these factors.
Print jobs will only be accepted in one color at this time. The Gulf Coast Library offers prints in orange, white, black, blue, and red with PLA filament. You may not bring in your own filament for print jobs.
The Makerbot Replicator build volume is:
- 25.2 L x 19.9 W x 15.0 H cm
- [9.9 x 7.8 x 5.9 in]
- 7,522 cubic centimeters
- [456 cubic inches]
The Gulf Coast Library cannot guarantee model quality or stability, nor confidentiality of designs. Responsibility for removing rafts and supports is up to the user. Tools will be provided to aid in this process. Print refunds will not be given for user error.
Items must be picked up by the individual who submitted them using valid ID. Items not picked up within 30 days after being printed become the property of the Gulf Coast Library. 3D prints will costs 20 cents per gram with a $1.00 minimum charge. An estimated cost will be given after the print request is submitted. Full payment is due at the time of print pick up.
The Gulf Coast Library reserves the right to refuse a print request for any reason, including requests deemed to be unlawful. This includes material that is:
- Prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
- 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 another's intellectual property rights. (This includes licensed Southern Miss images. See the LibGuide for Copyright Basics for more information)