Intro to 3D Printing w/ Randall

06/11/2022 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM CT

Admission

  • $100.00

Location

Austin, TX

Summary

This is an introductory course to the use of the Prusa Mk3s printer. During the instruction, students will learn how to load and unload filament, infill settings, supports, and different materials that can be used on the machine, and how to navigate prusaslicer and its basic settings.

Description

This is an introductory course to the use of the Prusa Mk3s printer. During the instruction, students will learn how to load and unload filament, infill settings, supports, and different materials that can be used on the machine, and how to navigate prusaslicer and its basic settings. The purpose of this class is to get the user up and running fairly quickly and achieve successful prints.

Requirements:
Eager to learn and something to take notes if needed. Bringing a laptop or tablet isn’t a bad idea as the student can follow along with the web links.

Basics of Printing
- Types of Printers
- Types of Filament

Printer Terms and Functions
- Main Printer Parts and Purpose

How to get 3-D Prints
- Brief Overview of Creating in CAD Software
- Downloading Models

Prusa Slicer settings and useful tools

Octoprint usage on Asmbly computer or on their own device

Basic Operation
- Pre-Print Checklist
- Proper First Layer Appearance
- Common Issues and Fixes
- print removal
- build surface cleaning

Slice, load, and print a small file