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3D Printing—Examining the Reality and Possibilities

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    Whether it’s being used in rapid prototyping and consumer products or small-run manufacturing, 3D printing has become an important part of the workflows of many hobbyists, artists, engineers, and fabrication companies. This course is a discussion of the landscape of the 3D-printing industry, and how to break through the hype that surrounds it. You will discover how 3D printing is being used in the real world for both personal and professional uses. From creating art to engineering prototypes, this course will also explore the expanding use of 3D printers and their place in an enhanced design workflow. Finally, we’ll look at the practicality of how you can gain immediate returns from 3D printing your designs today. This session features Inventor Professional and Fusion 360.

    Key Learnings

    • Learn the process of rapid prototyping and its applications
    • Discover real-world applications of 3D printing and how you can make use of them
    • Discover tools available that can be used to create and deploy 3D-printable models
    • Discuss the future of 3D printing and its growing applications in the design industries