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WORKSHOP: 3D Printing and 3D Scanning

Get to grips with the basics of 3D scanning and printing in this introductory workshop. Try out the Sense 3D scanner and learn how to convert your 3D scans into 3D printable files. 

What you'll learn:

  • The uses and functions of 3D scanning

  • Introduction to 3D printing technologies, and types of printers (Consumer and Pro)

  • Learn more about what 3D printers are used for - both in industry and for fun

  • Understand different materials and their properties

  • How to scan an object using the Sense 3D scanner

  • Preparing a 3D file for printing using Cura Software

  • A demonstration of a 3D print coming to life on the Ultimaker 3

Earlier Event: May 23
WORKSHOP: micro:bit Session 1
Later Event: June 6
WORKSHOP: micro:bit Session 2