3D Printing and Modelling

beginner designing tutorial for 3d printing


This course is going to take a hands-on journey into the exciting technology that is 3D printing.


Chapter 1: what is 3D printing

1.0 Chapter Overview: Welcome to Chapter 1 of the 3D printing. We are going to take a second to investigate the tech behind 3D printing before we jump into printing. By the end of this chapter, you should learn the following topics:

1. Have learned about some of the popular 3D printing technologies.

2. Have a good understanding of where 3D printing is being used and why.

3. Know what type of manufacturing process 3D printing is, and more importantly why.

4. Understand what materials are used by 3D printers

5. Understand what hardware is on a 3D printer and how it has evolved since the first consumer printers

6. Understand the workflow and software required to use a 3D printer.


Chapter 2 – Preparing, Slicing and Printing your first 3D model

2.0 Chapter overview: Here we are in Chapter 2! Now that we have a decent idea of what 3D printing is, and how it comes together, we are going to learn how to prepare and print our first 3D model!

This chapter will cover the following topics:

1.Installing your printer using Cura

2.The basic settings of Cura

3.Model manipulation on the Cura Print Bed

4.Cura’s advanced settings

5. Preparing your printer for printing (loading filaments, cleaning the bed etc.

6.Removing your print from the bed

7.First Print Results!


Course Credits: https://core-electronics.com.au/


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