3D Printing

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Below are the most recent lessons.

Leveling The Nozzle

  If you find one of your nozzles is at a different level than the other the easiest way to fix this problem is to either file or sand down the nozzle to the same level as the other

Makerbot Desktop – Outdated Software Method

Slicing Software Installation and Setup To use the QIDI Tech 1 Dual Extruder  you will need some software installed locally on a laptop/desktop computer. The software we are using right now is this version of Makerbot Desktop  It will not work with “Makerbot Print” so please use Makerbot Desktop. Once you have installed “Makerbot Desktop” […]

3D Printing: Design – Nametags

Overview In this lesson, you will learn how to create a personal 3D nametag using TinkerCAD Before you start Have an internet connected laptop/desktop Has already created a TinkerCAD account Has familiarity with TinkerCAD controls Mouse (optional) Procedure Starting with an empty workplace, find and place the ‘Box’ object from the right panel to act […]

3D Printing: 3D Printer Setup

Goal: Setup your QIDI 3D printer from un-boxing to first print What You Will Learn:  How to assemble your printer How to level the bed of your printer How to slice 3D STL models into files the printer can print Parts List: QIDI Tech Dual Extruder Desktop 3D Printer Laptop / Desktop computer running Windows […]

3D Printing: Design – Tinkercad

In this lesson, students will create a TinkerCAD account, as well as learn the basics of creating a 3D object. Creating a TinkerCAD Account Getting Started in TinkerCAD

3D Printing: Overview

Overview 3D Printing & Computer Aided Design (CAD) will allow students to discover the potential and limitations of 3D Printing through a build intensive design project. Students will learn how to use CAD software such as AutoDesk, SolidWorks, etc. An excellent opportunity for anyone interested in prototyping, creating artworks, or product customizations. TinkerCAD TinkerCAD is […]