Salt Lake City Media Report on 3D Printing at University of Utah’s Marriott Library
From KSL Television:
“We are printing 24/7 right now, but we haven’t been doing that for a long time so we are still identifying how to deal with it,” said IT supervisor TJ Ferrill [at the J. Willard Marriott Library].
The cost is $5 a cubic inch, Ferrill said. Depending on the size of the project, it could take a few hours to print.
The Huntsman Cancer Institute printed a mold for a prosthetic foot, Ferrill said. The plastic and plaster process can be thousands of dollars, but the printer made it happen for a few hundred.
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Note: Identical Story, Two Still Images (via Deseret News)
Learn More: Marriott Library’s 3D Printer Information Page
See Also: 3D Printing LibGuide (via Marriott Library)
J. Willard Marriott Library 3D Printer in Action (via KSL Television)
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.