Resources

3D Printing

Our Makerbot Replicator 2 3D printer is a popular machine that is a lot of fun to use. It can print 3D models with a base of 285mm x 153mm and a height of 155mm. The Makerbot Print software is easy to use and can import models or print files downloaded from the internet. We have a large range of coloured filament to choose from. 

If you have a project or would like to learn more about our 3D printer book an induction or contact us for more information.

3D Scanner

Our Makerbot Digitizer 3D Scanner can turn your real life object into a 3D model. Once you have your 3D model this can be imported into 3D games, Virtual Reality or printed on our 3D Printer. It can scan 3D models with a base of 411mm x 475mm and a height of 203mm.

If you have a project or would like to learn more about our 3D scanner book an induction or contact us for more information.

Laser cutter

Our Emblaser 2 laser cutter is a versatile machine. It is able to cut wood paper, cardboard, felt, plastic, rubber and cork. It can also engrave aluminium, slate and fabric. We have a growing list of verified laser settings for best results using Lightburn software which is easy to use and can import from many other formats.

If you have a project or would like to learn more about our laser cutter book an induction or contact us for more information.

Virtual Reality

Our Windows Mixed Reality Headset is a fully immersive headset. It tracks movement and has 2 controllers that allow interaction with the 3D environment. You can build games and applications for VR or create and edit 3D models.

If you have a project or would like to learn more about our virtual reality headset book an induction or contact us for more information.

Recordable Microscope

Our MicroEye Macro Microscope reveals the fine details of everyday objects with it’s easy-to-use zoom/focus controls. You can record everything you see directly to full HD video in .mp4 format, or take still images.

If you have a project or would like to learn more, visit the Tamworth Library Innovation Studio.