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Rocklin: Intro to 3D Printing & Rapid Prototyping

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Overview

Sign up for this class to get hands-on training using the Ultimaker 2+ and MonoPrice 3D Printers.  This class will provide you with the information and confidence to operate a 3D printer.

Prototyping on 3D printers is surprisingly easy and very affordable.  For manufacturers wishing to develop new products, it is a great tool.  3D printing offers many options that conventional manufacturing lack.

Hacker Lab Members: this class is required to use the Ultimaker 2+ or Monoprice 3D printers, either in Sacramento or Rocklin.

 

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Class Structure

We will review:

– Our reservation, logging and pricing systems.
– Available CAD training.
– Operation of the 3D printers.
– Minor setup and maintenance.

– Leveling the bed.
– Navigating the menu system
– Launching a print, cleaning printbed, watching for errors.
– Removing your print

About the Instructor

Zak Kazee

Zak Kazee is a Sierra College student.  He is currently studying Mechatronics.  He has a fair amount of 3D printer experience, and is really knowledgeable about tearing them apart and making them work again.  He’s looking forward to sharing his knowledge and skills with you!