3d Printer Station

Status: 

Computer station for 3d printing, running CNC and 3d scanning.

Requirements for Use
Required Badges: 

3d Printer

Completing this badge allows you to use the 3d printers.

 

 

Watch Video(s)
Pass Quiz
Complete Checkout
Meet Animator during their scheduled hours.
Instructions for Use: 

There are several key pieces of software installed on this compter or bookmarked in the browser.

Flat Design

  • Inkscape - Vector design and editing
  • Gimp - Bitmap / Raster editing

3d Design

  • Blender - Editing complex 3d models
  • meshmixer- 3D mashups and remixes.
  • 123d Make - 123D Make lets you turn 3D models into 2D build plans with animated assembly instructions.
  • Tinkercad.com - Simple web based CAD tool.
  • 123D Design - a free, powerful, yet simple 3D creation and editing tool which supports many new 3D printers.
  • thingiverse.com- Directory of models to download
  • Meshlab - repair your broken 3d models

CNC

  • easel.com/ for Simple 3d  (Arduino is COM03)
  • PYCam - Complex Code
  • OpenScam - Preview your Gcode
  • Universal G Code Sender

3d VIewing

  • Oculus Rift - Various demos

3d Printing

  • MakerWare Desktop - 3d slicer for preparing your model for print

3d Scaning

  • 123d Catch - Users many images of object to construct a model
  • Skanect - apturing a full color 3D model of an object, a person or a room wiht Kinect
Location: 
Upstairs by 3d printers
Area of Interest: 
fabrication

Related Resources

3d models