3D printing is a cutting-edge technology that's changing the manufacturing landscape. It's well suited for rapid prototyping, quick turnaround end-use parts, or even tooling for traditional manufacturing techniques. Begin with the basics, and learn how to design objects and prepare them for 3D printing.
Discover skills and methods for designing 3D printable objects.
Compare 3D printing to other manufacturing methods.
Analyze your designs and modify them for 3D printing.
3D Printing: Short-Run Production with Rich Cameron
Discover why 3D printing is a viable alternative for short-run production. Review the benefits, costs, materials, and use cases for additive manufacturing.
1h 17m • COURSE
Rapid Prototyping for Product Design with Gabriel Corbett
Bring your product designs into the real world with rapid prototyping. Get a close look at the machinery and the techniques, such as 3D printing, machining, and injection molding.
1h 38m • COURSE
Design for Additive Manufacturing: FDM with Kacie Hultgren
Use design for manufacturing concepts to optimize your parts for 3D printing with fused
deposition modeling (FDM) technology.
1h 47m • COURSE
Additive Manufacturing: Optimizing 3D Prints with Rich Cameron
Get high-quality 3D prints, every time. Learn how to adjust and manage 3D printer settings to achieve the best possible results.
1h 27m • COURSE
Additive Manufacturing: Troubleshoot 3D Prints with Rich Cameron
Learn how to fix common 3D printing problems, such as prints that don't stick to the bed, pimples and dimples, and geometry issues.
1h 43m • COURSE
Additive Manufacturing for Business with Deloitte Insights
Discover additive manufacturing techniques and learn how to apply the techniques in business.
2h 10m • COURSE
You'll learn 3D printing skills with these experts
Rich "Whosawhatsis" Cameron is a cofounder of Nonscriptum LLC.
Rich's Pasadena-based consulting and training firm was founded in early 2015 and focuses on teaching educators and scientists how to use maker tech. Rich is an open-source 3D printer hacker who designed the RepRap Wallace and Bukito printers. He collaborates with his cofounder, Joan Horvath, on books for Apress, available on Apress.com, Amazon.com, and via other retailers.
Gabriel Corbett is an experienced product designer, instructor, and speaker.
Gabriel has a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering, and has been an active product designer for the past 18 years. He previously owned a prototype-through-production machine shop that built parts for notable organizations like the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and Panasonic. By combining solid design experience with real-world skill in building products, Gabriel has the unique ability to design products quickly and effectively. He regularly consults companies on better and more efficient manufacturing and design methods.
Gabriel has worked with many startups and established companies, developing products for the consumer, industrial, and medical markets. He has worked on all aspects of product development, including product design, engineering, marketing, sales, and management.
Gabriel has been a Lynda.com author since 2011, and has developed courses on SOLIDWORKS, Onshape, rapid prototyping, and certification. He runs the Orange County SOLIDWORKS User Group, and has taught SOLIDWORKS and CNC machining at Irvine Valley College. Additionally, he runs his own design engineering company called Tiger Industrial Inc. He has presented at SOLIDWORKS World in Dallas, San Diego, Florida, and Los Angeles.
Gabriel's interests include new ventures, photography, adventure travel, surfing, mountain biking, and stand-up paddleboarding.
Kacie Hultgren is a multidisciplinary designer, focused on set design for live performance.
Kacie's experiments using early DIY desktop 3D printers for scale model building led to an online following in the 3D printing community, where she posts under the handle "PrettySmallThings." She is passionate about teaching others to use digital tools and hardware to augment traditional craft and bring their ideas to life in three dimensions. Kacie lives in New York City. You can find her on Twitter: @KacieHultgren.
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