3D Printing | Formlabs Support

Support and Help with your Formlabs Printer and Prints

Simply Rhino are an Authorised Formlabs Service Partner and when you buy a Formlabs Printer through us you get the same great Simply Rhino service we've been delivering for over 18-years.

If you are experiencing a problem with your Formlabs printer, or your prints, then let us know and we'll help you. Here's how to contact us for the speediest diagnosis of any issue you may be encountering:
  • Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • In your email describe in as much detail as possible the issue you are encountering and ensure you include the following information:
    • Your Formlabs Printer Serial Name (you will find this on the back of the machine - it will be two words in the following format, AdjectiveAnimal)
    • Tell us the type of printer you are using, Form 2, Form 3, Form 3L, for example
    • What version of PreForm are you running - if you are not running the most recent PreForm version available for your printer then you should update that first to see if it solves the problem you are having. Read about and find the latest PreForm version for your printer here on the Formlabs website
    • What Firmware version is running on your printer
    • A link to Photos that demonstrate the issue you are reporting - photos are important and an essential tool in diagnosing issues. Take as many photos as you can of each stage to help show the problem you have.
    • The Resin Type and Version you are printing with
    • If your problem is with a failed print then share your .FORM file with us (the .FORM file is the file that PreForm creates and sends to the printer)
    • Please note and send photos of any Error Codes you are receiving

NB* Don't throw away any failed prints, take photos of these to help demonstrate any print fail issues you may be experiencing.

Emailing us with this information is the quickest way to get help from us with your Formlabs print problem. 


Formlabs Support Information

Formlabs have a great wealth of support information and articles on their website:

Formlabs Support - here you can search Formlabs support articles, access walk-through videos and link to the Formlabs Learning Pathways.


Formlabs Pro Service Plan - Since August 2020 Pro Service Plans have been a mandatory addition to every Form 3, Form 3B and Form 3L printer sale. If you have a Pro Service Plan that is handled directly by Formlabs then you will have the contact details you need to get any support you may require. If you can't find those details here is a reminder:

  • https://formlabs.com/services/psp/
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Hotline (emergencies): English +44 20 3037 8980 (9am to 6pm CET) 

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