Neither. We are the Technical Operations unit inside Engineering Information Technology which is inside the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland. We mainly serve the campus community but do work with select external audiences.
Terrapin Works is a collection of rapid prototyping, advanced manufacturing, and digital design resources provided as a service to the campus and surrounding community. These resources range from 100+ consumer, research and industrial grade 3D printers, to high end subtractive production systems capable of creating complex parts in a variety of materials. Terrapin Works offers production and design services as well as access to equipment in our 17 locations and 28,000 square feet of lab space across campus.
Yes. Contact us for more info.
Check the machine you would like to order from on maker.umd.edu. When you select a due date you will be given a range of dates that accounts for factors that influence lead time on that particular piece of equipment. Lead time depends on a lot of factors, such as what machine you order from, how many other people are placing orders for that same machine, and how many orders we are getting overall at a given point in time. While sometimes you may see your request finish early, we cannot guarantee completion before the set date.
Yes. Check your email for order progress messages.
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