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05. 3D scanning and printing

Class Week 05

Lesson05 3D scanning and printing

Review04 electronics production

Recitation03: tools

Assignment Week 05

  • group assignment:Test the design rules for your printer(s)
  • individual assignment:
    • Design and 3D print an object (small, few cm) that could not be made subtractively.
    • 3D scan an object (and optionally print it)

Learning outcome

  • Identify the advantages and limitations of 3D printing and scanning technology
  • Apply design methods and production processes to show your understanding.

Student should have

  • Described what you learned by testing the 3D printers
  • Shown how you designed and made your object and explained why it could not be made subtractively
  • Scanned an object
  • Outlined problems and how you fixed them
  • Included your design files and ‘hero shot’ photos of the scan and the final object

FAB LAB BCN classes

3D Printing overview

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Scanning resources

3D Printing resources

Group assignment:


3D Printable Things

G-Code generators for 3D Printers

3D modelling