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Tech Bunker

Wayne State's Tech Bunker and Vault are here to serve students, faculty, staff, and members of the community in their Makerspace, immersive, and emergent technology needs.

3D Printer

3D PRINTING POLICY

The Library's 3D printers are available to the public to make three-dimensional objects in plastic using a design that is uploaded from a digital computer file.

I. The Library's 3D printers may be used only for lawful purposes. The public will not be permitted to use the Library's 3D printers to create material that is:

a. Prohibited by local, state or federal law.
b. Unsafe, harmful, dangerous or poses an immediate threat to the well-being of others. (Such use may violate the terms of use of the manufacturer).
c. Obscene or otherwise inappropriate for the Library environment.
d. In violation of another's intellectual property rights. For example, the printers will not be used to reproduce material that is subject to copyright, patent or trademark protection.

II. The Library reserves the right to refuse any 3D print request.

Policies Continued

No food is allowed in the space. Drinks can only be allowed if they have a sealable top and are kept away from computers and other valuable electronics.

Users may not download any software to the desktops. If you would like to have some specific software installed, please ask a staff member and it will be considered.

Please use USB drives or cloud storage services (OneDrive, Dropbox, etc) for any and all file saving.

Certain items, such as Raspberry Pi's, may be purchased via a donation.