Presentation for Poughkeepsie ACM: DIY 3D Printing Hardware & Software

Calibration - Thin wall box - extruding
Calibration – Thin wall box – extruding

Next Monday evening I’ll give a presentation on the hardware & software of DIY 3D printing for the Poughkeepsie chapter of the ACM. After reviewing some current printers and coordinate systems, I’ll explore the process of beating Constructive Solid Geometry into a solid model of a printable part, with attention to some gotchas along the way from a seemingly perfect CAD design to a tangible plastic part.

The PDF file has the slides, but you gotta show up in person to get a tchotchke and hear the patter…