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3D Printing Certification Workshop

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NewMakeIt Makerspace

1310 Kerrisdale Boulevard

Suite 200

Newmarket, ON L3Y 8V6

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Host: Fayaaz Dhukai of NewMakeIt

Requirements: You must have a WINDOWS COMPATIBLE laptop to take active participation in the course with Windows 7 or newer operating system as well as the software packages listed below under "PLEASE INSTALL". Please ensure this is done prior to the class. If you have problems with the installation procedures and need assistance, please arrive atleast 20 minutes prior to the class. Those without these requirements will not be able to take active participation, however they may attend for general information purposes.

Overview: This workshop is tailored to individuals that would like general information on 3D printing and become certified to start using the 3D printing resources available at NewMakeIt. The course will consist of History, basic principals of 3D printing, and an intro to how to print at Newmakeit.

Topics include:

• 3D printers and process
• Types of 3D printers
• Introduction to the technology used to 3D print
• Considerations when choosing and desiging files for 3D printer
• Setting up and executing basic prints
• Summary of how to 3D print with the resources at NewMakeIt

The course is required for certification to work with the FDM printers at NewMakeIt.

Audience: Beginner and novice users of 3D printers, as well as anyone that requires certification on NewMakeIt 3D printing resources.

Cost: $35 + HST for NewMakeIt Members | $50 + HST for Non-Members

Laptop Rental: If you do not have access to a windows laptop, we have a limited number of laptops available to rent, at a cost of $15 + HST. Please call us at (289) 841-1270 to rent a laptop. Laptops rental is on a first come, first serve basis. Laptop rentals must be booked 24 hours in advance.

PLEASE INSTALL:

Cubicreator v 3.6
http://3dcubicon.com/english/customer/tboard_view.asp?page=1&search=&keyword=&gubun=data&idx=319

  1. Download and run "Cubicreator3.6_Setup.exe"
  2. Hit next until installation is complete.

**PLEASE NOTE - once installation is finished, if you are prompted with a driver installation
popup, you can click "Don't Install". This driver installation is for computers directly connected to the cubicon printer and it is NOT NEEDED**

Run the cubicreator software, if an update notification comes up, please update to newest release.

Makerbot Print
https://www.makerbot.com/download-print/

  1. Download and run "MakerBotDesktopInstaller.exe"
  2. Accept the Terms and conditions, Install the software, run MakerBot Print software.
  3. Please Sign up for a Makerbot Account and log in to access MakerBot Print.

Note: We kindly ask that all participants arrive 10-15 minutes before the start of the class, to ensure you are set up and ready to go by 6:30pm.

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NewMakeIt Makerspace

1310 Kerrisdale Boulevard

Suite 200

Newmarket, ON L3Y 8V6

Canada

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