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3D Printing Free Introduction eGuide

By: Julio Cesar Falu

This introduction to 3D Printing eGuide is an easy, practical and informative guide that takes readers step-by-step through understanding how each type of 3D printing technology is used today. The eGuide covers the process of printing including: how a 3D printer works, what parts it’s made of, how to diagnose and solve printing problems, types of 3D scanners, and choosing material filaments. It even gives some advice on purchasing your first 3D printer. In addition, it also focuses on free design software and affordable technologies that are perfect for any beginner looking to start designing for 3D printing. It empowers designers, entrepreneurs, students and teachers to take full advantage of all that 3D printing has to offer. ...

6-13 In The Beginning 14-41 What Can We 3D Print? • Aerospace • Architectural • Automotive • Construction • Education • Engineering • Fashion • Food • Jewellery • Medical • Products • Prototypes • Space 42-53 Printing Processes • Fuse Deposition Modeling (FDM) • 3D Printer Anatomy • Resolution and Infill • Printed Model Anatomy • Post Production Tools 54-57 Filament Materials • PLA and ABS Plastics • Nylon • Wood and Metal Filled • Carbon Filled • Rubber Flexible 58-73 How 3D Modeling Works • Model Design Process • Model Design Guidelines • STL File Format • Tinkercad Modeling Software • 3D Model Download Websites • 3D Scanning • Slicer Software 74-75 The Future of 3D Printing...

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