3D Printing for DummieseBook - 2017 | 2nd edition
The bestselling book on 3D printing
3D printing is one of the coolest inventions we've seen in our lifetime, and now you can join the ranks of businesspeople, entrepreneurs, and hobbyists who use it to do everything from printing foods and candles to replacement parts for older technologies—and tons of mind-blowing stuff in between! With 3D Printing For Dummies at the helm, you'll find all the fast and easy-to-follow guidance you need to grasp the methods available to create 3D printable objects using software, 3D scanners, and even photographs through open source software applications like 123D Catch.
Thanks to the growing availability of 3D printers, this remarkable technology is coming to the masses, and there's no time like the present to let your imagination run wild and actually create whatever you dream up—quickly and inexpensively. When it comes to 3D printing, the sky's the limit!
- Covers each type of 3D printing technology available today: stereolithology, selective sintering, used deposition, and granular binding
- Provides information on the potential for the transformation of production and manufacturing, reuse and recycling, intellectual property design controls, and the commoditization of products
- Walks you through the process of creating a RepRap printer using open source designs, software, and hardware
- Offers strategies for improved success in 3D printing
On your marks, get set, innovate!
Baker & Taylor
Explains how 3D printing works, explores the process by which to build a 3D printer using the RepRap family of designs, and offers strategies for successful 3D printing.
Each book covers all the necessary information a beginner needs to know about a particular topic, providing an index for easy reference and using the series' signature set of symbols to clue the reader in to key topics, categorized under such titles as Tip, Remember, Warning!, Technical Stuff and True Story. Original.