Use our video quick guides to help answer some of your most common questions.  

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Welcome to Printfx / FabLab's video quick guide tutorials! Use them to help answer some of your most common questions such as "How do I resize an image?".  These quick guides are a great resource to get you started!

PrintFX / FabLab

PrintFX / FabLab Introduction

FIT Tutoring Services

Individual. Walk-in. Workshops

Other FIT Print Services

Print Center (aka Print Shop) — Service available to faculty and staff. Sign into MyFIT and click on “Print Center” under the quick links section on InsideFIT.

Self-Service/Pay-For-Print — Service available to faculty, students and staff. Locations: Computer Commons, Feldman Center CC15; Peter G. Scotese Facility, Feldman Center Suite C220; FIT Library, Goodman Center 5th and 6th Floors; Kaufman Hall Cyber Lounge.

Classroom Printing — Service available to faculty and students. Draft quality. Limited printing available in labs during scheduled class hours for class projects only.

Office Printing — Networked printers available in departmental offices for staff and faculty use.


3D Printing (.pdf)
Digital Printing File Prep (.pdf)
Laser Cutting (.pdf)
Vacuum Forming (.pdf)
Vinyl Stickers (.pdf)

Guides are pdfs and require Adobe Acrobat or Reader

Placing An Order

PrintFX Online Ordering

Funding Your FIT eAccount For Payment

Adding Funds To Your eAccount Online Via MyFit

Coming soon! PHiL station located outside PrintFX accepting cash and credit cards!

Applying For a Lab Monitor Job

Refer to IT's Student Employment Opportunities page and contact PrintFX staff for more information

Button Pins

Button Pin file setup

Button Pin template for online ordering

Vinyl Cutting

Adobe Illustrator - Image Trace

Vinyl Sticker Application Tape

Vinyl Cutting Vector File Setup

Laser Cutting

Adobe Illustrator - Vector File Setup

Vacuum Forming

Vacuum Forming - Making Molds & Shapes


Netfabb - Cleaning & Repairing a Model (demo). Download free Netfabb software here

Netfabb - Measuring & Resizing a Model (demo). Download free Netfabb software here

Free 3D Modeling Software

Formlabs Materials Library

3D Printing - Real World Applications

3D Printing With FabLab

File Prep and More!

PrintFX's Sample Book Orientation: Paper, Fabric & Specialty Media

Graphic File Formats - When to Use Each File Type

Softproofing With a Color Calibrated Monitor

Bleeds & Cropmarks

Adobe Photoshop - Resolution / Image Size

Adobe Photoshop - Image Adjustments - Basic Color Controls

Adobe Indesign - Packaging Files / Exporting PDFs

Adobe Illustrator - Outline Fonts

Adobe Illustrator - Pattern Creation

Adobe Illustrator - How to Repeat an Object

Adobe Illustrator - Recolor Your Artwork