The LSU College of Art + Design will consult, on a case-by-case basis, with both community and national art and design professionals to determine if we can provide 3d scanning and digital fabrication services for projects at competitive rates. All projects require $25 non‐refundable consult fee (will be applied to equipment rental fee if project feasible) and check is the preferred form of payment.

3D scanner rate details:

*$500/day(8hrs) ($250/half day) equipment rental package
$50/hour equipment operation/ data acquisition (includes requisite 2 hours for prep and breakdown)

includes: 3D scanner, associated laptop, reflective targets, acquisition software, and data (output file formats: .dae, .fbx, .ma, .obj, .ply,.stl, .txt, .wrl, .x3d, .x3dz, .zpr)

*Discount rates (of up to 50%) are available for alumni, campus/community projects, and/or design firms with an outstanding relationship to the LSU College of Art + Design or Communication across the Curriculum.

Digital fabrication rate details:

3DS Printer:

$30/hr model processing (CAD/CAM)
$.50/g materials (PLA plastic)

$30/hr model processing (CAD/CAM, G-Code)
$ market value (mill materials)