Chimera

Nonprofit Community Arts & Makerspace in Sebastopol, CA.

Intro to 3D Printing

25.00
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Intro to 3D Printing

25.00

Every 2nd Sat 2:00-4:00 PM

Learn the basics of 3D printing and creating your own prototypes on a SainSmart printer. Come in and check out the world of 3D printing! Beginner friendly.

*Please click the title or ‘more info’ before signing up.

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Every 2nd Sat 2:00-4:00 PM

Learn the basics of 3D printing and creating your own prototypes on a SainSmart printer. Come in and check out the world of 3D printing! Beginner friendly.

*Please click the title or ‘more info’ before signing up.

Intros and Goals of the class:
1. Overview of 3D Printing (SLA, SLS/SLM, FDM/FFF)
2. Basic components of FDM/FFF (Software, Hardware Task Flow)
3. Object Definition – Facet file (Slicing, Set the Printer, Monitor the print, Removal of object, Object post Processing)
4. TinkerCAD and MatterControl software (Loading an stl, Positioning, Basic slicing, Shells, Infill)
5. Ender-3 (Overview, Menus)
6. Bed Leveling
Loading a file and starting the print, Print removal, Care and maintenance of the Ender 3
7. 3D Printing Resources (Thingiverse.com, Google Groups, 3D printings Tips)

What to bring:

All tools and materials provided.

Cancellation Policy:

This class has a minimum attendance of 1 and max of 3, all attendees must register 72 hours in advance.

**All classes must be canceled by e-mail at info@chimeraarts.org at least 72 hours prior to class start to receive a refund.