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 RAPID PROTOTYPING (PRO)
 
   
PRO202: MakerBot and PrintrBot 3D Printing SBU

Learn the basics of setup, printing and finishing using both our MakerBot and PrintrBot 3D printers. 3D printing allows you to quickly and easily create a physical object from a computer model, literally printing thin layers of the part one at a time. 3D printing is an easy way to prototype plastic parts and make your 3D designs come to life! This class will also cover importing files, software concerns, and slicing techniques using Simplify 3D.

By the end of class, students will gain a better understanding of 3D printing concepts, terminology and methods. After successfully passing this class you will be cleared to use our Printrbot and MakerBot 3D printers for all your printing needs!

If you have taken any of our previous 3D printing classes, you can take this class for 50% off! Please contact our front desk staff to register and get your discount. If you have an Unlimited Class Pass, please sign up for this class as usual.

Once you take and successfully pass this class, you can use this equipment for your projects whenever you work at TechShop as a member!

6 sessions currently scheduled:
    MakerBot and PrintrBot 3D Printing SBU Tuesday, 5/30/17 8:00 PM 3.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    MakerBot and PrintrBot 3D Printing SBU Saturday, 6/3/17 11:00 AM 3.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    MakerBot and PrintrBot 3D Printing SBU Wednesday, 6/7/17 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    MakerBot and PrintrBot 3D Printing SBU Saturday, 6/10/17 11:00 AM 3.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    MakerBot and PrintrBot 3D Printing SBU Saturday, 6/17/17 12:00 PM 3.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    MakerBot and PrintrBot 3D Printing SBU Thursday, 6/22/17 5:30 PM 3.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
PRO204: 3D Printing - Finishing Techniques

So you've learned to 3D print. What now? Much like sanding and staining a woodworking project, 3D prints can be finished, too! Learn how to finish your 3D prints to a smooth quality that far surpasses the layered striated surface that comes right out of your printer. This class will cover 4 different techniques to finish your 3D prints to achieve presentation-quality products, as well as choosing the best finishing methods for different shapes and materials. Students are encouraged, though not required, to bring their own 3D printed projects to the class to finish.

Prerequisites: PRO202: MakerBot and PrintrBot 3D Printing SBU is recommended but not required.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    3D Printing - Finishing Techniques Sunday, 5/28/17 1:30 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    3D Printing - Finishing Techniques Tuesday, 6/27/17 4:30 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
PRO1211: Advanced MakerBot and Printrbot 3D Printer Lab

Our Advanced 3D Printing Lab is a place to practice techniques, develop skills, and get help. Come to class with a goal in mind and project in hand. This student-driven class does not rely on a handout or traditional instruction; instead the class is driven by student questions and needs. You will work with an experienced 3D printing instructor to improve your 3D printing skills in areas like: file design, repairing prints, troubleshooting common causes of print failures, tips and tricks, etc.

Students must have taken and passed the MakerBot and PrintrBot 3D Printing SBU.

Project: None. Students will have access to filament.

Prerequisites
  • Required: Must have passed the MakerBot and PrintrBot 3D Printing SBU.

  • Recommended: 6 hours experience printing on the MakerBot Replicator 2 3D printer.
Minimum age: 8

Supervision requirements: During class, all students 8–15 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

When using the laser cutter outside of class time, members 8–15 years of age must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Advanced MakerBot and Printrbot 3D Printer Lab Sunday, 5/28/17 11:00 AM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Advanced MakerBot and Printrbot 3D Printer Lab Wednesday, 6/21/17 5:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.