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AOE 3D print lab

Students must send an email request to to gain access to submit printing jobs. This email will be used to create a user account and you will receive an invite to join GrabCAD Shop. (Please check your spam folder for the invite request from grabcad shop if you didn't receive the email.)

*AOE 3D Print Lab will be providing free departmental printing for Spring 2023.

Using GrabCad Shop

  • When uploading your job be sure to click the checkbox to be notified of updates so you will get an email regarding any communications related to your project. 
  • Be sure that the files you submit will fit within the net build size of the machine you intend to use. 
    -We prefer you upload .sldprt or .stl files when uploading your job. 
  • Check to be sure you have correct units! Inch or Millimeter are the only acceptable units. 
  • Check box above comment section to be notified of updates. This is where we will communicate to you about your job. 
  • Research the materials available on each machine.  Research the surface finishes of each material/machine and you should be able to make an informed decision on what machine/material you need to select when uploading a job.

List of Machines (Supervised Use)


J850 3D printer

List of Machines (Supervised Use)

Fortus 360mc-FDM

Fortus 360

Materials Available: ABS-M30, ABS-M30i, ABS-ESD7, ABSi, ASA, PC-ABS,PC, PC-ISO, Nylon 12, Nylon 6, Ultem 9085, Ultem 1010, PPSF
Build Size: 406 x 355 x 406 mm (16 x 14 x 16 in.).
Layer Thickness: .330 mm (.013 in.), .254 mm (.010 in.), .178 mm (.007 in.), .127 mm (.005 in.)

Uprint SE plus-FDM


Material: Model ABS-P430, Support-SR-30
Build Size: 203 x 203 x 152 mm (8 x 8 x 6 in)
Layer Thickness: .254 mm (.010 in) or .330 mm (.013 in)




Material: Digital ABS Plus
Build Size: 490 x 390 x 200 mm (19.3 x 15.4 x 7.9 in.)
Layer Thickness: 16 micron (.0006 in.)

Lab Support and Safety Director

Dr. Michael Philen

Senior Mechanical Designer

Scott Patrick

3D Printer Technician

Caleb Johnston
Monday: 12:15-4:30
Tuesday: 2-4:30
Wednesday: 12:15-4:30
Thursday: Available by appointment only
Friday: 12:15-4:30