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Would you like to take an idea, model in on your computer, and then produce a solid, real-life object from that idea? Maybe you are an inventor. Maybe you are an artist. Maybe you need that hard to find part for your dishwasher. Or perhaps you just want to understand the exciting new field of 3D printing. Once the realm of big corporations, 3D printers are now available foWould you like to take an idea, model in on your computer, and then produce a solid, real-life object from that idea? Maybe you are an inventor. Maybe you are an artist. Maybe you need that hard to find part for your dishwasher. Or perhaps you just want to understand the exciting new field of 3D printing. Once the realm of big corporations, 3D printers are now available for just a few hundred dollars and allow you to convert you big ideas into real parts without any special talents or thousands of dollars of machining equipment. In this series you'll learn how 3D printing works, what you can and can't expect from it, what goes into a 3D printer and how to participate in the 3D printer revolution even if you don't want to own your own printer! Al Williams, well known computer software and hardware author. takes you step-by-step through the ins and outs of this exciting new field.This is all four volumes--the complete set at a 33% discount over buying the volumes separately. The four volumes are also available separately, if you only want a specific topic.Includes a free bonus chapter: Converting a digital photograph of a flat object into a 3D printed object (with OpenSCAD). Complete Table of Contents: Volume I Introduction Chapter 1. What is 3D Printing? Chapter 2. Materials Type of Materials Exotic Materials What Makes Good Filament? Making the Choice Volume II Chapter 3 - The Hardware The Good News What is a Printer? An Alternative: Pulleys Other Bearings Extruders Enclosures Tools You'll Need Chapter 4. Electronics Connecting Power Heaters Fans Sensors Controller Programming Extras Volume III Chapter 5. The Software CAD Slicing Print Software Model Considerations Chapter 6. Workflow with an Existing Model Initial setup Filament loading Bed Leveling and Z Height Go Ahead: Print! Volume IV Chapter 7. Troubleshooting Printing Problems Filament Doesn’t Feed Filament Doesn’t Stick Filament Balls Up Curling Corners Round Out Edges are Rough Surfaces are Rough Print is Offset/Shifted Temperature is Unstable Axis Only Moves in One Direction or will not Home Holes/Circles aren’t Round Outside or Inside Dimensions are Off Layers Skipping, Squashing Together, or Hot End Drags Small Parts won’t Stick Bubbles or Voids in Surface Stringy Filaments on Print&lt ...

Title : Understanding 3D Printing (Volumes 1-4)
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ISBN : 19032079
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Number of Pages : 123 Pages
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Understanding 3D Printing (Volumes 1-4) Reviews

  • Jeff McCombs
    2019-04-26 00:11

    I was expecting morethis isn't much. I was really hooping for something a little more in depth. backlash and how to combat it, diagrams, discussion on the yup pies of extruder, hot ends, etc. this really isn't a whole lot to go on, and"volume" in the title is a bit misleading.