3D Printing & Scanning

3D printing is changing the world! Newcastle Libraries currently offers a members only 3D print service. Do you have a CAD (Computer Aided Design) you are keen to 3D print?

If you want to find out more, or place an order with our friendly 3D print consultant please email libtechsupport@ncc.nsw.gov.au Please allow 3 - 4 business days for a reply to your email.

Printing cost:

$8.00 per hour for black high quality Onyx, Kevlar, carbon fibre and fibreglass (Available at Digital Library, 12 Stewart Avenue only).

$4.00 per hour for standard quality PLA printing (Available at Newcastle (City) and Wallsend libraries only). Colours include:

  • Black
  • White
  • Teal
  • Lime
  • Purple
  • Orange

In addition to 3D printing, the Digital Library at 12 Stewart Avenue also has a 3D scanner, which can be used to create a virtual, visual representation of an object. This can then be used as a first step to 3D printing its replica.

Not a library member? Becoming a member is easy and free! You can register online, or contact the Library team on P: 02 4974 5300 to join over the phone.

3D Printing/Scanning Drop in Sessions

Not currently available. Check back soon.