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Intro to 3D Printing

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Chimera Arts and Maker Space

6791 Sebastopol Avenue

Suite 180

Sebastopol, CA 95472

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Come in and check out the world of 3D printing! Beginner friendly.

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Learn the basics of 3D printing and creating your own prototypes on our Ender 3 printers. Come in and check out the world of 3D printing! Beginner friendly.

Topics will include:

  • Overview of 3D Printing (SLA, SLS/SLM, FDM/FFF)
  • Basic components of FDM/FFF (Software, Hardware Task Flow)
  • Object Definition – Facet file (Slicing, Set the Printer, Monitor the print, Removal of object, Object post Processing)
  • MatterControl software (Loading an stl, Positioning, Basic slicing, Shells, Infill)
  • Ender-3 (Overview, Menus)
  • Bed Leveling
  • Loading a file and starting the print, Print removal, Care and maintenance of the Ender 3
  • 3D Printing Resources (Thingiverse.com, etc)

This class meets the sign-off requirement for using our FDM (melted plastic) printers. If the class time doesn't work, or you want to learn the SLA (resin) printer, or you're already experienced, contact the instructor will [at] chimeraarts.org

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Optional: a thumb drive with your 3d design or STL file (check thingiverse.com and heroforge.com for ideas!)

Cancellation Policy:

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

All refunds must be requested at least 72 hours prior to class start.

Youth and minor policy: see our About page.

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Chimera Arts and Maker Space

6791 Sebastopol Avenue

Suite 180

Sebastopol, CA 95472

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