Introduction to 3D printing

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Introduction to 3D printing - steps people through the process of taking a digital design and printing it into a physical object. Covers types of 3D printers, shape stores and more. Workshop held at the edge -- http://edgeqld.org.au/

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Introduction to 3D printing

  1. 1. Introduction to 3D Printing @clinton_freeman
  2. 2. Overview• House keeping• Names• Workshop structure
  3. 3. 3D Printing Safety• Ventilation• Mind your fingers
  4. 4. Design to Object DEMO
  5. 5. Stereolithography
  6. 6. Selective Laser Sintering
  7. 7. Fused Deposition Modelling• CNC - Computer Numerical Control • 3-axis robotic printhead.• Extruder • Feeder • Heated barrel • Nozzle
  8. 8. Materials• ABS • The stuff lego bricks are made from • Recyclable • Melts 105°-115°c• PLA • Bioplastic! • Smells like popcorn? • Melts 160°-170°c
  9. 9. PVA - Polyvinyl Alcohol• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqhBmNyvNhQ
  10. 10. Design - FreeCAD
  11. 11. Design - Blender• Open Source • FreeCAD • Blender• Free or cheap: • Autodesk 123D • Google SketchUp
  12. 12. Design - AutoDesk123D
  13. 13. Design - SketchUp
  14. 14. Design stores• PirateBay - https://thepiratebay.se/browse/605• Cubify Store - http://cubify.com/store/index.aspx• Thingiverse - http://www.thingiverse.com/• Shapeways - http://shapeways.com/
  15. 15. Consumer Printers - Cube
  16. 16. Consumer Printers - MakerBot
  17. 17. Consumer Printers - RepRap
  18. 18. Consumer Printers - PrintrBot
  19. 19. Media Credits• http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1e/Stereolithography_apparatus.jpg• http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/33/Selective_laser_melting_system_schematic.jpg• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqhBmNyvNhQ• http://www.blender.org/index.php?eID=tx_cms_showpic&file=uploads%2Fpics %2Fblender_screenshot0_03.png&width=800m&height=600m&bodyTag=%3Cbody%20style%3D%22margin %3A0%3B%20background%3A%23fff%3B%22%3E&wrap=%3Ca%20href%3D%22javascript%3Aclose %28%29%3B%22%3E%20%7C%20%3C%2Fa%3E&md5=3aad7f40ca5603641650a3e9f1734b91• http://screenshots.en.sftcdn.net/en/scrn/321000/321734/autodesk-123d-35.jpg• http://eagleup.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/screenshot-sketchup-demo-board.png• http://randommization.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/cubify-cube-3D-printer.jpg• http://reprap.org/mediawiki/images/4/4a/Assembled-prusa-mendel.jpg• http://vaultmultimedia.com/printrbot/wp-content/blogs.dir/57/files/printrbot/img_0097.jpg
  20. 20. Coming up...• Print your own 3D toy• Build your own 3D printer
  21. 21. One more thing• Feedback• https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DIYTech

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