3D Printing

The 3D Printing Shop offers 2 Bambu X1E FDM printers for use among chemistry students and staff.

We offer a wide variety of filaments and colors to be used for chemistry related projects.

Filaments include:

  • PLA
  • PETG
  • ABS
  • TPU
  • PLA-CF

If you would like to use a filament not currently listed, please email me at sdshields@wisc.edu


Below is a list of filament properties such as heat resistance and strength to help you pick the right filament for your project:



Pricing is calculated as ($2 per printing hour) + (Filament Cost)

PLA, PETG and ABS are all around $15-$20/KG,

Carbon fiber, Glass fiber and TPU can range anywhere from $30-$100/KG

If you would like a quote before starting a print please fill out the “Anything Else?” section in your 3D Print Request Form

3D Printing Service Instructions:

  1. Ensure your STL file is
    • In metric
    • Within the build volume of 254mm x 254mm x 254mm
    • Saved and sent in STL file format
  2. Fill out the 3D Print Request Form
  3. Wait for an email for 3D printed part pickup


Any and all questions please email to sdshields@wisc.edu