3D Printing For Dummies

3D Printing For Dummies Author Kalani Kirk Hausman
ISBN-10 1118660757
ISBN-13 9781118660751
Year 2014-01-13
Pages 384
Language English
Publisher For Dummies
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Get started printing out 3D objects quickly and inexpensively 3D printing is no longer just afigment of your imagination This remarkable technology is coming to the masses with the growing availability of 3D printers 3D printers create 3 dimensional layered models and they allow users to create prototypes that use multiple materials and colors This friendly but straightforward guide examines each type of 3D printing technology available today and gives artists entrepreneurs engineers and hobbyists insight into the amazing things 3D printing has to offer Youll discover methods for the creation of 3D printable objects using software 3D scanners and even photographs with the help of this timely For Dummies guide Includes information on stereolithography selective sintering fused deposition and granular binding techniques Covers the potential for the transformation of production and manufacturing reuse and recycling intellectual property design controls and the commoditization of traditional products from magazines to material goods Walks you through the process of creating a RepRap printer using open source designs software and hardware Addresses the limitations of current 3D printing technologies andprovidesstrategies for improved success 3D Printing For Dummies is the must have guide to make manufacturing your own dynamic designs a dream come true