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Introduction to 3D Printing
January 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Introduction to 3D Printing with 757 Makerspace. This workshop is designed to introduce beginners to the art of working level knowledge 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 available at 757 Makerspace.
Class discussions include:
– 3D Printing History
– How 3D Printing Works
– FDM Fused Deposition Modeling aka filament printing
– New 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 The Dream Factory
Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm, please arrive a few minutes before to get in and setup
Cost: $40 per
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