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Introduction to 3D Printing

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Beau for an overview class on how to use the 3D printer.

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
– 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

Just bring yourself, or a few friends. Reserve your seat using the link.

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