3D Printing

Wavemaker’s 3D printer is a MakerBot Replicator Desktop 5th Generation. It prints PLA (biodegradable thermoplastic derived from corn starch or sugarcane) which is ideal for prototyping and model making.
The build volume is 25.2 x 19.9 x 15 cm (W x D x H).
You’ll need to save your 3D file as an STL so it can be prepared for the MakerBot. Preparing your file couldn’t be easier thanks to MakerBot’s Print software. For further information and to download the software go to https://www.makerbot.com/print/ 
Alternatively, email over your STL file and we can can prepare it for you.

How much will it cost and how long will it take

How much will it cost, and how long will it take?

Wavemaker charges £3.00 per hour for artists and makers and £4.00 per hour for businesses and commercial. This price includes materials.
The length and cost of your print will vary depending on the complexity and design of the job. By using the MakerBot Print software, you can get an estimated print time (preview) therefore allowing you to calculate the cost.
Alternatively, you can email your design to us to receive a quote. Email your design to info@wavemaker.org.uk.

Booking

Booking

Check availability and book your slot by emailing info@wavemaker.org.uk