Ever since 3D printers were made available in the Library, I’ve wanted to join eNABLE, a volunteer organization, and help support their efforts to make prosthetic hands for those in need. I completed my first 3D-printed hand a few weeks ago, and I’m happy to be able to share that it passed inspection, and I have been […]
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Have you ever wished that you had the perfect tool for your research needs? Well, you are not alone. Now you can create your own lab accessories right here in our library, and that is exactly what Jill Mankoff did. Jill, a high school student from Nueva School and a volunteer summer intern in Dr. Jay Stewart’s Lab, designed […]
We completed our first official week of being open without problems. No fires or explosions (kidding)! Several members of the UCSF community, excited and interested in the possibilities, stopped by to see what was going on. We are open from 2-6 PM Monday, Wednesday, Friday and want YOU to stop by and see what we have and what […]
“The hole punch makes it easy to cut out the graphics.” – Kristian Are you organizing an upcoming event? Want to identify your team or make promo items for attendees? Try our button maker! Kristian Ongoco from Community Relations made buttons for this weekend’s AIDS Walk.
Your 3D printed objects do not have to be limited to using ABS (LEGO plastic) or PLA (corn starch based) filaments. We also have specialty filaments available in bronze, stainless steel, magnetic, conductive, wood, bamboo, laybrick (stone), t-glase (moderate reflectivity) and PCTPE (flexible). Pictured here is a stylus printed from conductive filament and it actually works! […]