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Maker Lab

UP Mini 3D Printer

UP Mini 2 3D Printer

Specialty Tools UP Mini 2


The UP Mini 2 is a hobby class prototyping machine that heats up solid plastic to print 3D parts. In the Maker Lab we have three UP Mini 2 3D printers.

Quick Reference

Training Required: Basic Training and 3D Printer Training

Workspace: 120x120x120mm (4.7x4.7x4.7 inches)

Materials: PLA, ABS

File Types: STL, UP3

Material Fees: School-related prints are free. Personal prints are charged based on material use

Common Terminology: Raft- a base that is printed to create a foundation for the part(s) to be printed on top of

PDF Links

Safety Training 3D Printer

Video Links

Tiertime UP Mini YouTube Channel


Software for creating 3D model:

You can use any 3D modeling software that can save as an STL. Here are some free options.

AutoDesk Suite offers free software. Recommend Fusion 360 for experienced or TinkerCAD for beginners.

SketchUp offers free software

Software for slicing 3D model to send to 3D printer:

UP Studio Software

Manufacture Information

Tiertime Website

UP Mini 2 Product Line

Sample Projects

UP Mini Infill Sample Prints

Sample prints to show different infill density. You can also print models to be used for prototyping, final production, gifts, and more.
The acrylic plate the samples are mounted to was engraved and cut in the laser cutter.

UP Mini infill samples

Other Resources for ideas include--

Thingiverse for both laser cutter and 3D printer ideas