3D Printing

Two children hold animals printed from a 3D printer

3D printing is available at Broadmeadows Library. 


3D Print Specifications

  • Hume Libraries uses the Zortrax M200 for 3D printing.
  • Jobs will need to be submitted in .STL file format on a USB drive.
  • Printer build area is 200 x 200 x 180 mm
  • Printing is only available using ABS filament. 


3D Printing Terms of Use

Use of the 3D printer requires acceptance and cooperation with the following conditions of use:

  • Handling of the 3D printer is restricted to library staff.
  • Library staff may refuse jobs that are potentially illegal or inappropriate;
  • Only filament provided by Hume Libraries may be used on the 3D printer;
  • Choice of filament colour is not available. The job will be printed with the colour currently loaded in the 3D printer
  • Limit of 1 job per customer per fortnight;
  • Jobs to take no more than 10 hours to print;
  • The print job will be queued for completion within 3 business days;
  • Your job will be held for 7 days from the date contacted for collection. After this time, if it has not been collected, the print will be recycled;
  • Print quality cannot be guaranteed due to the use of third party files.