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UCSF – Meet the Form 2 3D Printer!

3D printed fibula and tibia

We have seen hundreds of successful 3D prints using the Ultimaker 2 and Lulzbot Taz 5 3D printers since opening the Makers Lab in April 2016. During this time, we have also identified a few limitations with the two printers. Both the Ultimaker and Taz are fused deposition modeling printers (FDM), which 3D prints by laying down filament one layer at a time. FDM printers are great for the large majority of projects in the … Read more