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Onshape - Design a 3D Printer

by Mitch Pricer

Having your own 3D printer will help you bring your ideas to life faster than ever before. In this course, you'll learn how to utilize Onshape to design your very own functioning delta 3D printer. Software required: Onshape.

What you'll learn

3D printers can quite literally help your greatest ideas take shape. In this one-of-a-kind course, Onshape - Design a 3D Printer, you get to design your own! You will learn the workflow utilized by a 3D printing industry expert to design a miniature-class, delta-style 3D printer. First, you'll learn the basics of Onshape and how to import specific components you'll need. Next, you'll work on the frame of the printer and learn how it works in the first place. Next, you'll design the base, carriages, arms, and effector. Finally, you'll learn how to assemble your final design for use in the future. By the end of the course, not only will users will have a thorough understanding of the Onshape workflow and how to design all of the components comprising a delta 3D printer, but the resulting files will contain all that is needed to manufacture a functioning 3D printer on an existing desktop 3D printer. Software required: Onshape.

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About the author

Mitch became interested in and started pursuing a career as an Industrial designer in college, and has since grown to be fascinated by the possibilities with 3D printing. Ever since first discovering CAD in college, Mitch has been an avid user and has had the opportunity to try many different software packages…as well as doing the occasional sculpt in ZBrush. With over 10,000 hours of 3D printing experience, he started his own company, Mitch Pricer Designs LLC, with the goal of bringing 3D print... more

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