3D Printing

The Morgan Library has a 3D printer available to students, faculty and staff. It is located across from the Morgan Library Event Hall on a first come, first serve basis.

What you need to print:

A design:

  • Bring your design on a USB or email it to yourself. You can also use the computer connected to the 3D Printer to access Google Drive or Dropbox.
  • If you are using a design off of thingiverse.com, simply upload it using the 3D printer’s computer.


  • Filament can be purchased at RamTech, located next to the bookstore in the Lory Student Center.

Printer Training:

  • Printing training is available through the Idea 2 Product Lab. Find an upcoming training date on our News & Events page.
  • If you need to schedule an alternative appointment time, contact the lab at: i2plab@rams.colostate.edu or (970) 491-5259

Info on 3D printing:

  • Take a look at Idea 2 Product to learn more about 3D printing
  • Aleph Objects Inc. is a local 3D printer manufacturer that makes Lulzbot 3D printers, including Morgan Library’s own Lulzbot Mini.

Tips and troubleshooting:

Free 3D modeling and CAD software is available so you can design your product:

The Morgan Library Loan & Reserve Desk also has the following for checkout:

  • 3D Printer Tool Kit (digital calipers, metal ruler, X-ACTO knife, needle nose pliers, wire cutter/clipper, and tweezers)
  • 3D Printer scanner/tablet