3D Factory - 3D Print Room

The 3D Print Room is one of two facilities available from within the 3D Factory, enabling students to print objects of varying size, complexity and material.

Access to the 3D printers is run as a Bureau service, the selection of 3D printers allows printing in various materials such as PLA, ABS, Nylon/Carbon Fibre, Kevlar, resin and full Pantone correct colour printing.  This affords students the opportunity to choose the most suitable material and additive process for their project. 


  • 3D colour printer Stratasys J55
  • Ultimaker 5
  • Ultimaker S3 Extended
  • Ultimaker 2 Go
  • UpBox Up+
  • MarkForged Onyx 1
  • MarkForged Mark 2
  • Form 3 resin 3D printer

A selection of our 3D printed samples

3d prints

full colour prints

Form 2 3D Printer

Ultimaker 3

3D printed mechanical parts

From 3 resin prints

Stratasys J55

full colour 3D prints

jointed 3D print

ultimaker 5


ultimate 2 go


onyx 1

Mark 2

Form 3



Photo of 3D Factory - 3D Print Room


Opening Times

9am to 5pm.

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Research Excellence Framework 2021

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