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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

3D Printing Services

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3D printing services is located in the Memorial Library Copy Shop.


To begin a printing request please fill out the Contact Form or stop by the service location.

Below is a Google Calendar showing the availability of our 3D Printing staff.

For customers new to 3D software

For new users who are interested in getting started here are some websites that have files to browse.

For students interested in starting to create a 3D file here is a free web tool to use.

For customers experienced with 3D software

To get your 3D design printed the file needs to be in the STL format. Also please ensure that the units are exported as metric when saving the file. For a better resolution on your print try maintaining a high triangle/ facets count.

3D Printer information





  • The printers we use are Ultimaker 2+
  • Build volume L/W/H: 223x223x205 mm
  • The plastic we print in is PLA (Polylactic Acid)


Print Examples