Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
How we can help you
Introduction to "How we can help you"
Welcome to the University of Pretoria Makerspace. This academic Makerspace, being one of the first of its kind in South Africa, is a creative laboratory open to all registered university students and staff. Access to the space is free of charge where we offer a variety of services to help you advance your skills and guide you to create prototypes, test ideas or make something new.
About boxes 1
3D printing is a technology of the Fourth Industrial Revolution that facilitates the rapid prototyping in various applications. This is done by creating an object in the physical world using a digital model. We offer our clients various forms and materials for additive manufacturing or FDM.
3D Modelling is the digital creation of a three-dimensional object using Computer Aided Design (CAD). There are many CAD programs available depending the models complexity. A 3D model is needed if you would like to 3D print an object.
3D Scanning is a technique which scans a physical 3D object and creates a digital file. Based on the scanning method used, several details and number of cloud points are measured with varying accuracy, affecting the 3D model created from the scanning process.
Copyright © Department of Library Services 2021. All rights reserved.