Engage and Empower Students

Advanced 3D Printing for Education and Research

Improve student engagement with hands-on projects, tactile teaching aids, and customized real-world applications.
Elevate research outcomes through high-accuracy parts in an extensive range of materials.
Enable creativity, autonomy, and innovation with easy-to-use, professional quality 3D printers.
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Advanced Fabrication Labs: Upgrade Your Digital Manufacturing Toolbox

Different projects require different tools - Formlabs printers are relied upon by over 300 top universities to provide:

Easy to use professional 3D printing workflows at an affordable price
High precision and superior surface finish for professional quality parts
Diverse mechanical properties with over 40 unique materials for functional, rugged models and products
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Professional 3D Printing for Fabrication Spaces

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Guide to 3D Printing in Education

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Case Study

How 3D Printing Supports Innovation for Everyone at BU EPIC

Form 3 stereolithography (SLA) 3d printers
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United States Naval Academy MakerSpaceUSNA Puts 3D Printing Front and Center

Eric J Barrow Innovation Hub at Penn State
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Putting the Plug in Brain Drain at Penn State

Accelerate Research Outcomes With Custom Equipment

Eliminate lead times for special equipment with on-demand 3D printed parts.
Maintain rigorous standards with biocompatible 3D printing and certified biocompatible materials.
Test theories and iterate around the clock with overnight prints that are ready to go in the morning.
the NOAA experimental reef lab

Advanced 3D Printing Solutions for Research Labs

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How NOAA Creates Custom Coral Monitoring Equipment With SLA and SLS 3D Printers

3d printed fluidics research equipment
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Guide to 3D Printing For Fluidics Research

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Case Study

How a University 3D Lab Serves Researchers in Medical, Dental, and Pharmacology Developments

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Testing Turbulent Flows in the Wind Tunnel Using 3D Printed Structures

A Full Suite of 3D Printing Solutions for Education

Explore 3D Printing Applications in Education

3D Printing for Engineering Education

Give engineering and advanced manufacturing students hands-on experience with best-in-class professional tools and cutting-edge workflows. 

See how industry leaders are using 3D printing to get inspired:

Engineering education - 3d printing
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Why Choose Formlabs

As part of our mission to make 3D printing accessible to all, Formlabs 3D printers are reliable, affordable, and powerful. 


A wide library of high-performance materials unlocks multiple use cases.

Easy to Learn, Teach, and Maintain

Spend time on instruction and research, not on troubleshooting.

Designed for Multi-User Environments

Specialized tools keep your workspace and team organized.


Get a flexible, modular ecosystem for the price of a single competitor printer.

High Performance Materials For Any Area Of Study

Formlabs has an extensive library of proprietary 3D printing materials suitable for even the most demanding applications. 

Gear Assembly
Functional Gear Assembly
Tough and Durable Resins
High performance prototyping
Small batch manufacturing
Permanent jigs, fixtures, and tooling
3D printed intake manifold in Nylon 11 CF powder on the Fuse 1+ 30W SLS printer
Intake manifold
SLS Powders
High performance prototyping
Small batch manufacturing
Permanent jigs, fixtures, and tooling
3D Printed fluidics chip
Fluidics Chip
Clear Resin
Clear fluidics models
Monitor internal mechanics
Demonstrate chemical reactions in an enclosed environment
3d printed anatomical models
Anatomical Models
Biocompatible Materials
Clear models for pathology identification
Surgical guides, splints, cell scaffolding
Test tubes, wearables, and implants
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