This book is a great hands on book for anyone who owns a desktop 3D printer, a RepRap or wants to build one. It covers components, their advantages and use; materials and how to use them as well as detailled descriptions of constructing your own Pruse or delta style printers, and troubleshooting them.
We highly recommend this book to our customers, even those with experience as it will formalise your existing knowledge and make you think about things you have not yet come across.
Part 1 - Getting Started with 3D Printing: Seeing how 3D printers fit into modern manufacturing, exploring the types of 3D printing, exploring the applications of 3D printing
Part 2 - Outlining 3D printing resources: identifying sources for 3D-Printable Objects
Part 3 - Exploring the business side of 3D Printing: Commoditizing 3D printing, understanding 3D printings effect on traditional lines of business, reviewing 3D printing research
Part 4 - Employing personal 3D printing devices: Exploring 3D-printed artwork, considering consumer-level 3D printers, deciding on a RepRap of your own
Part 4 - Creating a RepRap 3D Printer: Assembling structural elements, understanding RepRap control electronics, assembling the RepRap extruder and RepRap upgrades, identifying software and calibrating your 3D printer
Part 5 - The Part of Tens: Ten ways that ra[pid prototyping will disrupt traditional manufacturing, ten examples of direct-digital manufacturing and personalisation, ten impossible designs created using additive manufacturing
Dimensions: 234x187x19mm Format: Paperback
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Make: 3D Printing - The Essential Guide to 3D Printers
Compiled by Anna Kaziunas France
Our team loved this book because of the easy to navigate layout and pop out interesting facts. We use this as a great referrence on all aspects of 3D printing workflow from creating your models in CAD, laying them out in printer software and finishing and painting techniques afterwards.
Getting Started with Makerbot
A Hands-on Introduction to Affordable 3D Printing
by Bre Prettis, Anna Kaziunas France and Jay Shergill.
Published Decemeber 2012 by Make Magazine and OReilly
The Invent to Learn Guide to 3D Printing in the Classroom
This book is designed to guide educators in bringing 3D printing in to the classroom through explaining the technology, software and printers then presenting 18 classroom projects highlighting science, technology, engineering and mathematics along with visual arts and design.
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