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3D Printing Associated Skills
Edward Iglesias
Systems Librarian
Central Connecticut State University
for
RILA Annual Confe...
So you got a 3D printer. Now what?
Unexpected Things Can Happen
Oh the Things You Will Print
Skills and Tools
• Software knowledge (SolidWorks, TinkerCAD,
Makerbot etc…)
• Hardware knowledge (maintenance, mods,
netw...
Yes, it is a napkin
Software Knowledge: Adobe
Software Knowledge: CAD/Extrusion
Software Knowledge: Slicing
Process
• Drawing
• Photographing
• Importing into Adobe
• Importing into TinkerCAD to extrude and make
3D
• Print
• Intro...
Or, the easy way
Don’t count on it always working
Hardware: selection
Hardware: Mods
Digitizing
Make a Copy of Anything
Different Filaments
Maintenance
You know, maintenance…
Ears
Tools: Knife
Tools: Abrasives
Tools: Dremel
Tools: Needle Nose Pliers
Tools: Vice
Because there is always a sacrifice
It came from the Printer
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Staff training in 3D printers for librarians. Presented for the 2014 RILA conference.

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It came from the Printer

  1. 1. 3D Printing Associated Skills Edward Iglesias Systems Librarian Central Connecticut State University for RILA Annual Conference
  2. 2. So you got a 3D printer. Now what?
  3. 3. Unexpected Things Can Happen
  4. 4. Oh the Things You Will Print
  5. 5. Skills and Tools • Software knowledge (SolidWorks, TinkerCAD, Makerbot etc…) • Hardware knowledge (maintenance, mods, networking decisions) • Tools (the fun part)
  6. 6. Yes, it is a napkin
  7. 7. Software Knowledge: Adobe
  8. 8. Software Knowledge: CAD/Extrusion
  9. 9. Software Knowledge: Slicing
  10. 10. Process • Drawing • Photographing • Importing into Adobe • Importing into TinkerCAD to extrude and make 3D • Print • Introduction to 3D Printing: From Concept to Product – Lauren Slowik, Designer Evangelist – Education | Shapeways
  11. 11. Or, the easy way
  12. 12. Don’t count on it always working
  13. 13. Hardware: selection
  14. 14. Hardware: Mods
  15. 15. Digitizing
  16. 16. Make a Copy of Anything
  17. 17. Different Filaments
  18. 18. Maintenance
  19. 19. You know, maintenance…
  20. 20. Ears
  21. 21. Tools: Knife
  22. 22. Tools: Abrasives
  23. 23. Tools: Dremel
  24. 24. Tools: Needle Nose Pliers
  25. 25. Tools: Vice
  26. 26. Because there is always a sacrifice

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