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Library adds 3D printer for Whitman County residents

Library adds 3D printer for Whitman County residents

Written by David

October 29, 2018

Patrons will be charged 10 cents per gram of plastic filament, $1 service fee Two seniors examine the MakerBot Replicator+ at the Colfax library branch. “I felt like the older people were really intrigued with it,” Director Kristie Kirkpatrick said. A new machine that creates 3D-printed objects is now open for community members at the Whitman County Library branch in Colfax. James Morasch, Whitman County Library systems administrator, said they implemented the MakerBot Replicator+ 3D printer in July of this year. “We’re not aware of any place that offers those services anywhere in the county,” Morasch said. The machine is only available in the Colfax branch, but Morasch said he will visit other branches in the county for print requests during the first two weeks of November. He has conducted three classes so far in the Colfax branch and had one print request for an object used in the […]

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