Scope of Service

The U3DP houses a variety of 3DP and related equipment and software which can support various learning,
teaching and research activities. We offer the following services to staff and students:

Learning & Teaching

  • Support and deliver various learning and teaching of 3DP and its related technologies, including FYP and study projects.
  • Support co-curricular activities (e.g. competition)

Research Support & Development

  • Technical advice/consultation, testing, prototyping, research development
  • Application of 3DP in research

Innovation & Incubation Support

U3DP serves as one of the platforms to PolyU communities for articulation of innovation initiatives and then business incubation.

Industrial Collaboration

U3DP treasures the Industrial-Academic collaboration together with governmental forces on new industrial developments of the region and eagers to conduct knowledge transfer activities for competitive advantage of our communities.

Staff and students are welcome to book our facilities for use.

A list of facilities and material is also available for reference.


A large variety of materials are available for use and application:

  • ABS
  • Aluminum Alloy
  • Nickel Based Super Alloy
  • Ceramic
  • Composite Material
    (multi‐colour and multi-hardness options available)
  • Epoxy Resin
  • Hydroxyapatite
  • PS
  • Nylon
  • PC
  • PCL
  • PLA Plastic Filament
  • Plastic Filament
  • PLGA
  • PLLA
  • PPSF
  • Resin
  • Silver Ink
  • Silicon Rubber
  • Titanium Alloy
  • Wax

Some machines offer the options of the use of multi-colour and multi-hardness composite material. If you are not sure which type of material suits your application the best, feel free to talk to us and check it out.