3D Printing


Want to learn about 3D Printers?

Schedule some one-on-one time with us and we'll teach you the basics of 3D printing.  Call us at 377-3174 or email us at eielsonafblibrary@gmail.com


Want to read about 3D printing?

3dprintingforbeginners.com has a lot of information to teach you the basics of 3D printing.


Want to find something to print?

Thingiverse.com hosts a large amount of models that are free to print.


Want to design your own model?

  • Tinkercad.com is a browser based modeling tool with an easy-to-use interface.
  • Blender is a free and open-source 3D software that can export to .stl and .obj files.


Our equipment:
MakerBot Replicator+​

PLA Filament [ Blue, Orange, Yellow, Purple, Gray, White, Red, Clear, Green, Black ]

The Eielson AFB Library offers FREE 3D printing for patrons!

NOTICE WARNING CONCERNING COPYRIGHT AND OTHER LEGAL RESTRICTIONS.

The copyright (Title 17, United States Code), intellectual property (patent law for example under Title 35, United States Code) and other laws of the United States may govern the making of photocopies or other reproductions of content protect-ed by copyright, patent and other laws. The Library assumes no responsibility for copyright or patent violations incurred through the use of this service.

Want us to print something out for you?

Please review our 3D Printing Policies before submitting your request. By submitting an email request, patrons agree to all 3D printing policies.


To request a 3D print, send an email to eielsonafblibrary@gmail.com with the following information:


  • The phrase "3D print" in the subject line.
  • The name and phone number of the sponsor/active duty member.
  • The .stl or .obj file you wish to print as an attachment.
  • The preferred filament color for your model.
  • Any additional printing specifications such as model measurements, thickness of shell, etc.


3D printing is limited to 7 hours of printing per family per month.

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