Welcome back! Please note that required inductions are now found directly embedded in your Course Canvas Sites, complete them as soon as possible to gain access to the facilities and booking systems.

3D Printing


The School of Creative Industries have the following 3D printers available for student and staff utilisation:

  • 3 x Ultimaker 3+ (Filament)
  • 1 x Ultimaker 5S (Filament)
  • 2 x Formlab Form 3 (Resin)

The Ultimaker 3+ machines have a maximum print size of 20 x 20 x 30cm. They are dual extrusion printers capable of printing a variety of different materials including ABS, PVA, PLA and nylon.

The Ultimaker 3 Extended Printers


UNHG07 – University House, Ground Floor, Room G07 – Print Lab Makerspace

QG04 – Q Building, Ground Floor, Room G04 – Prototyping Lab Makerspace

Usage & Access Hours

These printers are Class Red Equipment – their physical operation is to be conducted by technical and inducted staff only during business hours, however, prints can be submitted 24/7.

Prints can be submitted at any time via the online Print Submit Form:

3D Print Submission How to submit a 3D Filament Print
Class Red Equipment

Printing on the filament machines can be completed overnight if required.

Printing Services

Access to the HCISS Print Lab Makerspace requires successfully completing all of the following inductions:

  1. The Level 1 General Induction
  2. The Level 2 City Makerspaces Induction

These inductions can be found embedded in your aligned Course Canvas site or via the Induction Catalogue:

Payment & Pick-Up

Payment is made on pick-up via the Print Media Payment Portal, links are found below, proof of this purchase must be shown on collection.

Pick-up is between 10 – 11am & 3 – 4pm, see Technical Staff (UNHG03 or Q115) for more information.

HCISS Staff & Students:
External e.g. I2N Members, Alumni & University Community:
Updated on January 16, 2023

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