ISBN 9788126549276,3D Printing For Dummies

3D Printing For Dummies



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788126549276

ISBN-10 8126549270


Number of Pages 384 Pages
Language (English)

Computer Engineering

3D Printing For Dummies Examines Each Type Of 3D Printing Technology Available Today: Stereolithography, Selective Sintering, Fused Deposition, And Granular Binding. Readers Discover Methods For The Creation Of 3D Printable Objects Using Software, 3D Scanners Including The Microsoft Kinect Game Controller, And Even Photographs Through Open Source Photogrammatographic Software Applications Like 123D Catch. The Book Then Covers The Potential For Transformation Of Production And Manufacturing, Reuse And Recycling, Intellectual Property Design Controls And The Commoditization Of Traditional Products From Magazines To Material Goods. Coverage Includes Available 3D Production Services And Their Use For Personal Low-Quantity Manufacturing And On-Demand Sales Of Creative Designs. The Final Part Of The Book Focuses On Self-Replicating 3D Printers And Walks The Reader Through The Process Of Creating A Reprap Printer Using Open-Source Designs, Software, And Hardware. The Last Chapter In This Part Addresses Limitations Of Current 3D Printing Technologies And Strategies For Improved Success In Personal Rapid Manufacturing Using The Home-Built Printer.