3D Printing at Idea Lab, Part 2 (Face to Face)

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In this workshop attendees will be guided through the preparation of a 3D design for 3D printing using Cura software. Attendees will discuss the rationale for the Idea Lab guidelines on booking and use of 3D printers. The workshop will also guide students through identifying and resolving common errors in 3D prints.

Please note that this workshop will be mandatory for all students, staff, and faculty wishing to use the 3D printers in the Idea Lab.

After this workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Book 3D printers in the Idea Lab
  • Identify the basic parameters of a 3D print in Cura (e.g. speed, temperature, resolution, wall thickness, infill, support)
  • Prepare and export a 3D design for printing
  • Identify common errors on a 3D print

Skill Type: Digital Literacy
Level: Developmental
Delivery Method: Open workshop
Ideal Audience: Students, Staff, or Faculty, who have completed the online tutorial 3D Printing, Part 1
Time Required: 60 minutes
Technology Required: Provided

Interested in learning more? We invite you to visit the Idea Lab website.

Students can borrow the equipment listed below from the Library or Learning Commons. Bring your student card to the relevant desk to get the items.