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Tag: 3D

3D Printing in Healthcare Panel October 6

During UNeMed’s Innovation Week, members of the UNMC Makers Club will facilitate the 3D Printing in Healthcare Panel. Expert panelists will discuss the potential of 3D printing in biomedical applications, what is possible today, and all that might be possible tomorrow. Plus, during this event, you can register to win a free 3D printer to […]

September 28, 2016


3D printing … now in two colors!

The McGoogan Library Makerspace has a new 3D printer.  In addition to our original MakerBot 5 single color 3D printer, we recently added a MakerBot Replicator 2X Experimental 3D Printer.  The 2X is a dual-extrusion 3D printer that allows two ABS filament colors to be printed at the same time through precisely aligned dual nozzles.  […]

August 11, 2015


When 3D printing goes wrong

By Dawn Wilson 3D printers are the next major technology item for many libraries. McGoogan currently has two printers, both from MakerBot: a 5th Generation single color printer and the double-extruder 2X model for printing two colors at once. Requests are open to the UNMC and Nebraska Medicine, and we currently print objects for academic, […]

June 16, 2015


3D printing policy change

As of Friday, May 22, 3D print requests will be limited to academic, clinical, and research objects.  Library staff will have the discretion to determine if an object meets one of those three areas.  If an object is questionable, staff will notify the requester for clarification of the objects intent.

May 21, 2015


3D printing comes to the library

By Tom Gensichen 3D printing is a rapidly expanding technology area and the McGoogan Library will soon join the growing number of public and academic libraries that have installed 3D printing areas in their facilities. The 3D printer renders a physical object from a digital model by the process of fused filament fabrication.  Plastic filament […]

March 20, 2015