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Information Services: 410-706-7995

The Innovation Space: Use & Cost Policy

Reservation / Use

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Hours

  • Mon.-Fri. 9 AM - 5 PM.
    (First-time users must take the mandatory orientation.)
  • Any print job estimated to last more than 5 hours is up to the discretion of Innovation Space staff.
  • Any print job estimated to last 20 hours or more should be printed elsewhere. See our list of 3rd party printing services.
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Location

  • On the first floor of the HS/HSL next to the elevators.
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Equipment

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Cost

  • 3D printing: $3 for up to an hour of 3D printing and $1 per each additional hour.
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Payment Methods

  • Cash, Credit Card, or Chartstring - Pay at the Information Services Desk (Desk hours).
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How Do I Use the 3D Printers?

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What Can You Print with the 3D Printer?

  • .STL model files that have no mesh errors.
  • Any print job estimated to last more than 5 hours is up to the discretion of Innovation Space staff.
  • Any print job estimated to last 20 hours or more should be printed elsewhere. See our list of 3rd party printing services
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What CANNOT Be Printed

  • Items prohibited by local, state, or federal law
  • Items that are unsafe, harmful, dangerous, or that pose an immediate threat to the well-being of others
  • Items that are obscene or otherwise inappropriate
  • Items that are in violation of another's intellectual property rights. For example, you cannot reproduce material subject to copyright, patent, or trademark protection. 
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Safety Precautions

  • Do not touch the extruder or the platform during or after the printing. You may burn yourself.
  • All library users are responsible for their own safety while using the 3D printer and other equipment.
  • HS/HSL is not responsible for any injury a user inflicts on himself or herself during the use of the equipment.
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Modernization projects such as the Innovation Space initiative are made possible by the generosity of donors through the UMB Foundation. If you would like to support projects such as these please visit https://umaryland.givecorps.com/causes/714-hshl or contact us at (410) 706-7545.

Last edited on: Friday, October 1, 2021