Eureka Lab Equipment Information

Please take a look at all that RHPL Eureka Lab has to offer our patrons below!

  • Eureka Lab Equipment

    Adult Fiction

    Description

    New Adult Fiction

  • 3D Printing

    Nonfiction

    Description

    New Adult Nonfiction

  • Vinyl Cutter

    Audiobooks

    Description

    New Adult Audiobooks

  • Laser engraver/cutter

    Mystery

    Description

    Mystery Books

  • Materials & Costs

    3D PRINTER FILAMENTS

    PLA – A versatile, durable plastic. Made from plant starches. The most popular material for 3D printing.
    Available In: Black, White, Grey, Red, Orange, Yellow, Gold, Light Green, Dark Green, Turquoise, Transluscent Blue, Purple, Pink, and others.

    The library can provide PLA to you, if you do not have any materials. We allow printing with other materials incuding: wood filled filaments, Polyester (Tritan), PETT, bronze, copper, stainless steel-filed filaments, Polycarbonate, Nylon, PETG, conductive PLA and ABS, UV luminescent filaments, PCTPE, Pc-ABS, and Alloy 910.

    These other materials may be approved upon request and the customer must supply the materials. Please remember you will be charged by weight per gram.

    For more information on 3D Printer filament types:  Click here for a helpful article comparing all currently marketed filament varieties

    Material Costs

    There is no additional cost to use Eureka Lab materials and equipment during an official library sponsored program. Patrons using the Eureka Lab on their own will incur the following nominal charges:

    3D Printing

    Printed items are based upon finished weight.

    $0.20/gram, plus $0.50 per hour of print time beginning at four hours.

    Every effort will be made to verify print and pricing within two business days of submittal. Payment for materials must be received before the item is printed.

    Maximum print size is 280 mm x 280 mm x 250 mm (11.02 inches x 11.02 inches x 9.8 inches).

    Craft Vinyl with the Silhouette or Cricut

    Heat transfer vinyl: $2 for use of one sheet up to 72 square inches; $4 for use up to 144 square inches. Additional sheets/colors will incur additional charges.

    Adhesive vinyl: $0.75 for use of one sheet up to 72 square inches; $1.25 for use up to 144 square inches. Additional sheets/colors will incur additional charges.

    Payment for materials must be received before use. Library staff will work with the patron to provide an accurate estimate of costs before payment.

    Glowforge

    Patrons must bring in their own materials to use in the Glowforge. The library does not provide any laser safe material.

    Materials that can be used in the Glowforge can include: Glowforge can cut hardwood, acrylic, plywood, leather, fabric, paper, Plexiglas (acrylic), Delrin (acetal), mylar, rubber, fiberglass, Corian, foods, and more. Glowforge can also engrave all of the above plus glass, coated metal, marble, anodized aluminum, titanium, some phones, tablets, and laptops, and more. Library staff must approve the material before it is used in the laser engraver.

    Button Maker

    $0.15 per button set (mylar, shell, and pin back).

    Printing costs are extra, at the current library rate.

    Payment must be received before use.

    VHS to DVD Converter

    Patrons must bring in their own materials to use with the VHS to DVD converter. The library does not currently provide recordable DVDs.

  • Hardware & Software

    We have 2 high definition monitors, with high processing computers available for public use. We also have several high processing laptops available when these computers are in use.

    Software

    The following software is available:

    Video Editing Software

    Photo Editing Software

    3D Object Editing Software

    Adobe Suite Access

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