Learning Commons | Cardinal Cushing Library

Banner with decorative image and text: DiscoveryLab: Discover the magic in making
Open: 8:30 AM to 8:30 PM M-T
           8:30 AM to 4:30 F

Email: DiscoveryLab@emmnauel.edu

We are pleased to offer opportunities for you to create your own 3D printed models! In the spirit of creativity, innovation and a DIY-ethos, you will now be able to learn how to create and print your own 3D models. In order to use the 3D printers, you must be trained by a DiscoveryLab staff member. Drop in the DiscoveryLab during our hours of operation (M-F, 8:30-8:30) to learn more.

Questions regarding 3D printing? 
Email: Adam Zapotok at Zapotoka@emmanuel.edu
Or stop by the DiscoveryLab during hours of operation (M-F, 8:30-8:30)
3D printing tools and resources
  • Anyone wishing to print must first be trained by DiscoveryLab staff.
  • Designs must not exceed 5 hours of print time. 
  • Prints may not exceed sizes greater than 6"x6".
  • You have seven days to pick up your prints. 
  • Printing is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Rules and Regulations
The 3D printer may be used for lawful purposes only. Students will not be permitted to use the 3D printer to create material that is:
  • Prohibited by local, state or federal law.
  • Unsafe, harmful, dangerous or poses an immediate threat to the well-being of others. (Such use may violate the terms of use of the manufacturer.)
  • Obscene or otherwise inappropriate for the college environment.
  • In violation of another's intellectual property rights. For example, the printers will not be used to reproduce material that is subject to copyright, patent or trademark protection.
  • While we are not charging at the moment the cost of materials is not insignificant. We may start charging in the near future.
  • Students will be given a quote at the time of submission of the cost of materials used.
The DiscoveryLab reserves the right to refuse any 3D print request.

  • All items except for laptops can be checked out for a period of 3 days.
  • Laptops can be checked out for 3 hours by students only.
  • iPads can only be checked out by faculty for educational use.
  • iPhone and Apple laptop chargers are not available. 
  • Equipment is checked out on a first-come, first-served basis; walk-ins are welcome. 

Items must be reserved at least one *business day (DiscoveryLab Hours) in advance in order to be made available for pick up outside of DiscoveryLab hours.  

To book equipment email Discoverylab@emmanuel.edu 

*DiscoveryLab Hours:
8:30-8:30, M-TH
8:30-4:30, F