Acceptable Use Policy

Digital Fabrication Equipment

Terms of Use

All digital fabrication equipment and products are provided by The University of Maryland on an "as is" basis without warranties or representations of any sort, expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.
The University of Maryland cannot guarantee confidentiality of designs or specific delivery times.
Digital fabrication equipment can be used only for lawful purposes. No one will be permitted to use digital fabrication equipment to create material that is: 
  • Prohibited by local, state or federal law. 
  • Unsafe, harmful, dangerous or poses an immediate threat to the well-being of others. (Such use may violate the terms of use of the manufacturer.) 
  • In violation of another's intellectual property rights.  For example, using equipment to replicate someone else’s designs or articles of manufacture may infringe the copyright or patent in those materials.
The University reserves the right to refuse any requests to use its digital fabrication equipment.  Users agree to abide by policies and procedures established by University units that provide access to digital fabrication equipment.
Adapted from the 3d printing guidelines of Michigan State University Libraries and Oregon State University Libraries.