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Canada's Official Technical Sales & Support Partner for Ultimaker and Formlabs 3D Printers


3D Printing Success in Education

See how 3D printing is being used in classrooms like yours

K-12 Classrooms

Conception, visualization and tactile experience make a huge impact in solidifying the learning experience from K-12 students. A 3D Printer can demystify the process and begin introducing students to STEM topics in the classroom paving the way for more advanced topics in preparation for post secondary studies.

SLS made managable
SLS made managable

High School Makerspaces

Introduction of these desktop technologies is a precursor to unlocking the budding future engineer, architect or designer. Putting such powerful capability through simple concepts using 3D Printing and having students go through the whole process of brainstorming, planning, designing printing and validation is an invaluable lesson that may form the basis of their future area of study.

College & University Labs

A valuable, quick turnaround tool for students and professors alike. Our desktop printers, laser cutters, CNC routers and vacuum formers form a selection of quick deploy low infrastructure tools for colleges and universities. It can be used as a teaching aid, a class project final project or even more commonly as a research tool.

SLS made managable

Contact us to get a quote or custom-build a package to best suit your unique business needs.

Education Focused Solutions

Prepare your Students For the future.

The Benefits of Working With Shop3D.ca

Why we're trusted by your fellow educators.

Educational Pricing

Educational institutions can get special educational discounts by reaching out to our sales staff. We will provide a custom estimate for your school/library/University as well as expert advice to get your 3D Printing curriculum moving.

Educational Purchasing Requirements

Shop3D.ca is already an approved vendor for almost all large educational institutions in Canada. Fundamentally, we understand the requirements for insurance, compliance and anti-corruption practices to be a Vendor for your institution.

Account Management

Education focused support from our Account Managers. Get pre-purchase recommendations that fit your application and safety needs. Post-purchase order reviews ensure that both consumables and parts will be compatible with your fleet so you always know you're getting the right products, within your budget.

Training and Support

We make support our top priority, offering:
  • In-store or 1:1 virtual training
  • On-site installation and support
  • E-mail, Phone and Chat Support (During Business Hours)

Warranty Repair

Shop3D.ca is an authorized service center for Ultimaker, Formlabs, Raise3D and soon Dremel Products in Canada. Our full time in-house service techs offer an extra layer of support by assisting with issues and liasing with the manufacturer's support team for you.

In-House Tested Products

We're confident that our site lists the best products on the market within their price bracket. How can we be so sure? Every product on our website has been throughly curated and tested by our in-house team; Giving us expert first-hand knowledge and experience.

We're Trusted by Educators Across Canada

We're in most school boards, so we're prepared to meet your needs - from certifications to POs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the top questions we get asked by educators

There are different discounts for each type and brand of product. Please contact us for details, or create a cart of the products you wish to order and select "request a quote." A sales agent will reach out with a revised quote with educational discounts.

Universities, Libraries, schools, school boards, makerspaces, Steam labs to name a few. If you are unsure if you qualify, please reach out.

Create a cart and request a quote with your educational credentials, or call or e-mail our education account managers. If you already have an account with us, EDU discounts will be applied to future POs and Orders.

Yes! We offer:
  • Yearly maintenance support plans
  • Volume installation and training
  • Education account (for automatic EDU discounts)

Yes, we take all standard forms of payment (Credit card, cheque, POs) Credit can be processed immediately online, Cheque and PO can be sent to sales@shop3d.ca

Yes, all of our printers, lasers and equipment have certifications accepted by the CSA, ESA, etc. We can provide a definitive confirmation of the particular product you are inquiring about or a picture of the accepted label of the unit type you wish to purchase as requested.

No, in addition to the power block having acceptable electrical markings, the printer themselves are required to have the proper electrical markings. All of our printers and power blocks are certified so you can purchase with certainty that all products are ESA compliant. If you have any specific questions or worries, please reach out to our Tech team.

This depends on the material being used. We usually recommend PLA which runs at a lower temperature and produces lower emissions. For increased safety, there are printers with full enclosures and HEPA/EPA filters to reduce the emissions even further. If your institution is concerned about your staff and student's safety regarding fumes or emissions, please reach out to us. We will help you find an appropriate solution. We also carry an array of VOC filters and enclosures.

This is not a one sized fits all answer. It will depend on your budget, safety requirements and also specific application. Reach out to our team and we'll help you narrow down the options based on your needs and budget. We'll give you a quick way to sift through the pros and cons of all the options available.

Most in stock printers and materials ship same or next day and we list our live stock feed on our online shop. If you have a deadline for receiving, reach out to us so we can check to make sure it arrives on time.

Our printer brands come with a standard 1 year warranty from the manufacturer unless otherwise specified. Our Certified techs are available by phone, email and chat to assist you with any issues you might come across in east and west coast.

Still Have Questions? Ask an Expert.

Our expert staff are here to assist you from research and purchase to your first 3D print and beyond.