3D printing allows the user to create a 3D object from a digital design.It is possible to create a whole list of items such as name tags, plaques, models and even spare parts.
Onlincolnshire has a number of Makertbot Replicator 2 3D printers which is a desktop size 3D printer which can be used to create smal objects. Users can also use the Makerbot "Thingiverse Object Library" to instantly download and print new objects or to create their own design.
3D printers are available at the Boston and Mablethorpe hubs Technology Hubs and will be available in Horncastle and Lincoln hubs in 2014.
More information about the printer can be found in the following document: