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Welcome to the Rapid Prototyping Centre!

The Rapid Prototyping (RP) Centre offers OCAD U students and faculty access to full-service, high-capacity digital fabrication services at accessible prices.

Featuring the latest technologies, the RP Centre has the ability to produce functional prototypes, presentation models, casting patterns and production parts in a variety of materials, as well as the capability to digitize physical objects through 3D scanning processes. The technical staff working in the space are highly skilled in file manipulation, post-processing and finishing.

You must be a registered OCAD U student or faculty member to use the DF Lab as these facilities are intended for curriculum-based projects and research– commercial endeavours are not be permitted.

All payment for RP Centre services is processed through the materials account on the OCAD U Payable system. You can set-up and load your Payable account at

Where to Find Us

Rapid Prototyping Centre, Room 314, 100 McCaul St.

Contact Us

Darrell Currington
416-977-6000, Ext. 589

Alda Escareno
Class Assistant
416-977-6000, Ext. 589

Please note that we are unable to accept files over email.