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Introduction to 3D Printing
May 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Introduction to 3D Printing with 757 Makerspace. This course is designed to introduce beginners to the art of 3D printing. We will cover a brief overview of design software, locations for models and how to use effectively work with the 3D Printers at 757 Makerspace.
Class discussions include:
– How 3D printing started and how it works
– Filaments, why & when you should use them, their costs and limitations
– Use of a Slicer program that turns your design into information the 3D printer uses to make your model
– How to optimize the print
– Problems & issues that can occur during printing, how to troubleshoot & deal with them
– Sites with “ready made” free designs
– Basic information on doing your own designs that will be a good introduction to our Computer Aided Design (CAD) and 3D Modeling courses.
– Types of 3D printer technology available to the makers & small business entrepreneurs
Location: 757 Makerspace Dream Factory
Time: 6:30pm – 8pm, please arrive a few minutes before to get in and setup
Tickets: $40 for non-members/Free for members (Reserve your spot through the Eventbrite link)
Just bring yourself or a few friends and let’s CREATE!
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