3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing) Introduction
What is the 3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing) Introduction course?
Designed as an introduction to Additive Manufacturing (AM), this 2-day course provides expert tuition in the understanding and application of 3D printing.
This practical course will provide you with the hands-on skills and knowledge to be able to exploit the design freedom of Additive Manufacturing and take a design through each stage, from initial concept to final print.
Is this course for you?
This course is is ideally suited for those wishing to understand 3D modelling and how to print their own 3D designs.
This practical course provides a comprehensive introduction to 3D printing and modelling. It offers practical skills and knowledge that can have both personal and professional benefits:
- Learning how to create custom 3D designs
- Understanding 3D printing technology
- Identifying real-world applications
- Gaining 3D printing safety awareness
- Networking with peers
- Acquiring the skills for future career advancement
- Identifying creative freedom opportunities.
Accreditation / Qualification(s) offered
An MKC Training attendance certificate will be issued on the final day of training.
What this course includes
This 3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing) Introduction course is aimed at individuals who want to grasp 3D modelling and the process of printing their own 3D designs:
Day 1: Understanding the basics of 3D printing and additive manufacturing
Day 2: Printing your own 3D designs
This course is structured to balance theory and hands-on practical experience, to ensure participants leave with a solid understanding of 3D printing and the ability to create and print their own 3D designs.
This 3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing) Introduction course covers a wide range of topics, including:
- An introduction to 3D printing
- History and evolution
- Types of 3D printing
- 3D printing materials
- 3D modelling basics
- Hands-on: Create a simple 3D model
- Prepare 3D models for printing
- 3D printing technologies
- Printing parameters
- Calibrating and operating of 3D printers
- Project: Printing your own design
- Applications and case studies
- Safety and best practices.
There are no entry requirements. This course is open to anyone with an interest in developing their knowledge and understanding of 3D printing.
By attending this course, you will acquire invaluable knowledge and skills that can benefit a wide range of professionals.
Upon completion, delegates will be able to:
- Understand existing Additive Manufacturing software
- Know how to explore different Additive Manufacturing processes, materials and applications
- Gain an overview of where and how Additive Manufacturing has been used to create alternative solutions
- Apply the principles to use Additive Manufacturing
- Understand how your business can take advantage of Additive Manufacturing
- Understand the processes involved in designing a part for Additive Manufacturing.
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