World's Largest 3D Printer

The world’s largest thermoplastic 3D printer

Next-generation materials

Developing bio-based, recyclable feedstocks conducive to large-scale additive manufacturing.

World's Largest 3D Printer

World's Largest 3D Printed Boat

The World's Largest 3D Printed Boat in the Alfond W2 Ocean Engineering Laboratory with officials on board.

World's Largest 3D Printed Boat

The World's Largest 3D Printed Boat in the Alfond W2 Ocean Engineering Laboratory with officials on board.

Three Guinness World Records

The UMaine Advanced Structures and Composites Center has the Guinness World Record for the World's Largest 3D Printed Boat, World's Largest 3D Printed Solid Object, and World's Largest Prototype Polymer 3D Printer

Large-Scale Bio-Based Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing Team

The World's Largest 3D Printer

The University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center located in Orono, Maine recently installed the world’s largest thermoplastic 3D printer. In the process, the Center set 3 new Guinness World Records, including the largest 3D printed boat.

The UMaine Composites Center is at the cutting-edge of large-scale additive manufacturing, particularly in marine and infrastructure applications. 

Watch the world's largest thermoplastic 3D printer print the world's largest 3D boat