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3D Printing Basics

Want to learn about 3D Printers? Airscrew Academy is the perfect place to start!
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3,230 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2015
  • 38 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

Have you been hearing a lot about 3D printing recently? Are you curious about why this technology is becoming so popular? Want to learn how you can benefit from 3D printing? In this course we will teach you all the basics of 3D Printing! Thanks to advances in desktop 3D printing, this incredible technology is now becoming commercial available for everyone to enjoy. If you are interested in buying your own 3D printer for personal use or for learning how to prototype products for clients, this is an expansive industry with tons of possibilities! 3D Printing Basics is a beginner level course designed for anyone who wants to start learning about 3D Printing but has no idea what 3D printing is or where to begin! You do NOT need a 3D printer or a subscription to a CAD software to take this course! By the end of these lessons you should have a solid understanding of where you can implement this technology and why you should buy a 3D printer! Throughout the course you will learn entry-level concepts behind 3D printing, the different kinds of 3D printers, various 3D printing materials and when to use them, and even some tips and techniques for how you can use 3D printing at home! This course does NOT teach about how to operate a 3D printer or how to design 3D models with 3D CAD softwares. If you want to learn about 3D printer operations or how to use 3D CAD softwares to design your own 3D models, you can continue on with the rest of our curriculum! Our additional courses cover more advanced topics, such as 3D printer operations and 3D modeling. CAD Softwares we cover include programs like TinkerCAD, AutoCAD,123D, Solidworks, Rhinoceros, and more! Enroll in Airscrew Academy's 3D Printing Basics to start learning about 3D printing today!

Who is the target audience?
  • Students who wish to learn about 3D printing but have no prior knowledge or experience
  • If you wish to design your own 3D models, please look at our other courses; they go more in depth about learning to operate various CAD softwares
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  • NO previous knowledge of 3D printing or CAD softwares needed!
  • You do NOT need a 3D printer to take this course!
  • Watch our videos and start learning today!
Curriculum For This Course
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Course Preview
1 Lecture 00:28

Curious what topics the lessons will go over? Check out our course preview!

Course Preview
Introduction (Overview of 3D printing)
1 Lecture 04:26

In this video give an overview of 3D printing and talk about how the technology is affecting the modern design process!

Unique Makers
1 Lecture 10:16

Learn about some of the innovative and exciting ways that people are using 3D printing!

Unique Makers
Types of 3D Printers
1 Lecture 05:16

Curious about the different kinds of 3D printers? Watch for yourself how the most common types of 3D printers work!

Types of 3D Printers
3D Printing Materials
1 Lecture 04:27

These clips go over common types of 3D printing materials and when to use them!

Additional Tips & Techniques
1 Lecture 12:59

Learn about cleaning, cold casting, and making molds from your 3D prints!

Tips & Techniques
About the Instructor
3.9 Average rating
163 Reviews
3,230 Students
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3D Printing Company

Airscrew is a 3D Printing company that specializes in 3D Printing, 3D modeling, and User-Friendly 3D Printing Education. Our Education branch, called Airscrew Academy, offers entry-level lessons like 3D Printing Basics as well as more advanced 3D modeling courses, such as AutoCAD: Intermediate and Solidworks: Expert. At Airscrew Academy, we teach our users 3D printing basics, complex 3D modeling with CAD softwares, and everything in between!

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