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UBIT completes 3D printer demo in Lockwood

A UB student uses a 3D printer in UB's Digital Manufacturing Lab.

Published May 21, 2018

5-14-2018: Contest closed

Thanks everybody for your ideas!

Throughout April 2018, UBIT's Makerbot 3D printer was in action in the Lockwood 2nd Floor Cybrary. UB students were able to suggest things to print and keep them if chosen.


Visit our gallery to see what UBIT printed.

UB students, faculty and staff could see the 3D printer in action by visiting the Lockwood 2nd floor Cybrary all throughout April. Hundreds also viewed a live stream of the 3D printer at work.

Still a relatively new technology, 3D printing is becoming more prominent in manufacturing industries, biotechnology and among hobbyists.  

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The goal of UBIT's 3D printer demonstrations is to get people excited about a new, dynamic technology. For those who want to go even further with 3D printing, the University at Buffalo’s own Digital Manufacturing Laboratory gives UB students an opportunity to learn more about the process behind 3D printing by developing and printing their own designs.