3DLab is a prototyping workshop for idea development and
visualization in education, research and collaboration between
businesses and Umeå University.
Together with researchers, teachers and creative we develop
methods and tools to use 'rapid prototyping' and digital
manufacturing in education, research, idea development and
A resource for research and education at Umeå University
Sliperiet offers skills development for researchers and teachers
at Umeå University, so you can stage your education or research in
3DLab. The research engineers at Sliperiet can provide technical
support during your reservation here.
We are continuously developing educational methods, contributing
to enrichment of education at Umeå University.
3DLab is a resource for applied research and utilization of
research, for example in prototyping and visualisation, or as an
arena for collaboration with other research or with organisations
Available for businesses
3DLab is available for rent for businesses looking to do
prototyping and small scale/test production. Our team can help you
develop your competence in the field of digital manufacturing and
provide contact with research and student groups and provide a link
for collaboration with the university.
3DLab is open for public on Wednesdays 1pm-8 pm as a part
of FabLab Umeå.
- Software for drawing in 3D and 2D
- Two different hand held 3D scanners
- Six 3D printers
- Two different laser cutters
- CNC machinery
- Fume hood for painting
- Two airbrushes
- Two drill presses
- Drill press table
- Belt sander
- Handheld power tools