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3D Printing For Dummies Paperback – 12 May 2017

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ For Dummies; 2 edition (12 May 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 416 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1119386314
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1119386315
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 18.54 x 2.54 x 22.86 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
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From the Publisher

Richard Horne (RichRap) has worked as an engineer, marketer, and product designer. He blogs and shares ideas on making 3D printing easier for everyone. Kalani Kirk Hausman has experience as an IT consultant, enterprise architect, auditor, and ISO. He conducts research on integrating 3D-printed materials into educational curricula.

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  • Review 3D-printing technology available today
  • Construct a RepRap 3D printer using open-source designs
  • Get strategies for successful 3D printing

Make your ideas take shape

Thanks to the growing availability of 3D printers, you can actually create whatever you dream up—quickly and inexpensively. With this handy guide at the helm, you'll find all the fast and easy-to-follow guidance you need to build 3D-printable objects. Find out how to use designs, software, and even photographs to turn your concepts into creations. Get ready to discover that when it comes to 3D printing, the sky's the limit!

Inside …

  • Types of 3D printers
  • Useful production materials
  • Sources for 3D printables
  • Assembling structural elements
  • RepRap control electronics
  • Calibrating your 3D printer
  • How 3D printing is changing business
  • Web-based 3D printing

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