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757 Makerspace

421 West 22nd Street

Norfolk, VA 23517

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Introduction to 3D Printing with 757 Makerspace. This course is designed to introduce beginners to the art of 3D printing. We will cover a brief overview of design software, locations for models and how to use effectively work with the 3D Printers at 757 Makerspace.

Class discussions include:
- How 3D printing started and how it works
- FDM Fused Deposition Modeling aka filament printing

- New filaments, why & when you should use them, their costs and limitations
- Use of a Slicer program that turns your design into information the 3D printer uses to make your model
- How to optimize the print
- Problems & issues that can occur during printing, how to troubleshoot & deal with them
- Sites with "ready made" free designs
- Basic information on doing your own designs that will be a good introduction to our Computer Aided Design (CAD) and 3D Modeling courses.
- Types of 3D printer technology available to the makers & small business entrepreneurs

Location: 757 Makerspace Workshop - Green Room
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm, please arrive a few minutes before to get in and setup

Cost: $20 for non-members/Free for members (monthly, quarterly, yearly)
Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-3d-printing-tickets-36230507423

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