INTRODUCTION TO 3D PRINTING


The project Partners have produced a 38 page ‘Introduction to 3D Printing’ Guide that includes sections on:


  • WHAT IS 3D PRINTING?
  • THE WORLD OF 3D PRINTING
  • THE THREE-D-PRINT PROJECT - ORIGINS
  • 3D Printing European Survey
  • IMPACT OF 3D PRINTING ON INDUSTRY, WORK, EDUCATION AND SOCIETAL NEEDS
  • EMPLOYMENT AND 3D PRINTING
  • THREE-D-PRINT AND EDUCATION
  • 3D PRINTING – HARDWARE & SOFTWARE


The aim of this Report is to produce an introduction to 3D printing, what it is, the opportunities and potential for its use, the impact on society, the prospects for employment, how to introduce 3D printing in training establishments, including the type of hardware and software required, and a few general ‘tips/tricks’.






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This Report complements two training programmes to be developed by THREE-D-PRINT project Partners in 2021: TEACHING MATERIALS FOR TRAINERS.