LulzBot Mini 3D Printer

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  • Owner/Loaner: The Maker Station
  • Serial Number: Serial Number: KT-PR0035-0504
  • Make/Model: LulzBot Mini
  • Arrival Date: March 2015
  • Usability: {{{usagerestrictions}}}
  • Contact:
  • Where: 3D printer station


We have a LulzBot Mini 3D printer courtesy of Aleph Objects Inc 4th Annual Hackerspace Giveaway. Many thanks to the great folks at Aleph Objects!


General Specs

  • Single print nozzle/Single color
  • Material: Standard 3 mm HIPS
  • Build Dimensions: 152mm x 152mm x 158mm (6in x 6in x 6.2in)
  • Layer Height: From 0.05mm to 0.50mm (0.002in - 0.020in)
  • Multi-Software Compatible: Freedom to use any number of 3D printing software programs, Cura LulzBot Edition comes standard. Other compatible software includes OctoPrint, BotQueue, Slic3r, Printrun, MatterControl, and many more.
  • Operating Temperature Range
    • Maximum Tool Head Temperature: 300°C (572°F)
    • Maximum Heated Bed Temperature: 120°C (248°F)


  • For general use by members.
  • Printing Policy
  • Treat equipment as if it were your own and put away as or better than you found it.
  • Printing costs are incurred on a per gram basis using the scale provided at the printing station. Reference the Maker Station's 3D Printing Policy for details.


  • Discouraged Materials: 3D printing with carbon fiber filaments is not recommended at this time because carbon fiber filaments can degrade both the nozzle and hot end of the LulzBot Mini Tool Head.

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Basic Instructions

Advanced Operational Knowledge

There are some more advanced tasks that not everyone needs to know to print, but needs to know to troubleshoot:

  • How to clear nozzle jams
  • How to load/replace filament


  • Keep loose hair and sleeves away from all moving parts.
  • Print nozzle/extruder operating temperature range is 180-300°C (356-572°F).300°C
  • Some printed parts may present a CHOKING HAZARD or may be SHARP; not for children under 3 years old.
  • Build plate is glass, take care not to scratch it


  • Keep loose hair and sleeves away from all moving parts.
  • Do not touch the printer nozzle/extruder while hot during print cycle.
  • Material Safety Data Sheet:LulzBot HIPS MSDS
  • HIPS is not intended for:
    • (A) in any application which is intended for any internal contact with human body fluids or body tissues
    • (B) as a critical component in any medical device that supports or sustains human life; and
    • (C) specifically pregnant women or in any applications designed specifically to promote or interfere with human reproduction.