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By Joan Horvath

In 3D Printing With MatterControl, Joan Horvath and wealthy Cameron, the crew in the back of Mastering 3D Printing, clarify step by step how one can use the MatterControl software, which lets you keep an eye on many universal different types of 3D printers (including either cartesian and delta sort machines). 3D Printing With MatterControl can stand on my own, or it may be a spouse to Mastering 3D Printing to teach you the way to put in, configure, and use top practices together with your printer and printing software program. The booklet contains either step-by-step software program walkthroughs and case stories with general 3D revealed gadgets.

Whether you're a "maker" or a instructor of makers, 3D Printing with MatterControl will enable you to get the main from your printer with the hot average for open resource 3D printing software.

While there are books to be had on 3D printers, or even a number of on software program to make types for printers, there are few sturdy resources protecting the software program that really controls those printers. MatterControl is rising because the best open resource software program for 3D printers, and 3D Printing With MatterControl covers this new common during this short book.

What you’ll learn

  • 3D version fundamentals and cutting the model
  • Controlling the printer and utilizing G code
  • Working with assorted fabrics and assorted printing events
  • Using MatterControl plug-ins
  • Using your 3D printer within the classroom
  • Basic post-processing and troubleshooting

Who this ebook is for

Makers, scholars, academics, hackerspace leaders, and a person who desires step by step information on utilizing MatterControl 3D printer software program.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The 3D-Printing Ecosystem

Chapter 1. The machine 3D Printer

Chapter 2. what's MatterControl?

Chapter three. Downloading and Configuring MatterControl

Part 2: The 3D-Printing Process

Chapter four. creating a 3D version

Chapter five. cutting a 3D version

Chapter 6. Controlling your 3D Printer

Chapter 7. fabric concerns

Chapter eight. certain circumstances

Part three: Your Printer at Work

Chapter nine. dossier and Settings administration and the contact Tablet

Chapter 10. Case stories and school room Tips

Chapter eleven. MatterControl Plugins

Chapter 12. Troubleshooting and Post-Processing

Appendix A. Supported Printer Manufacturers

Appendix B. Links

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Chapter 4 Making a 3D Model Once you have downloaded, installed, and configured MatterControl, your next step in using a 3D printer will be to find or create a 3D computer model. MatterControl has fairly limited ability to do this itself (see Chapter 11’s discussion of plugins), but fortunately there are lots of programs out there, many of which are free. Depending on your needs, you may want to start simple (this chapter describes some options) or you may be entering the field as an animator or engineer who is an expert modeler already.

If you have never done any programming, though, it is probably not the best choice. Typically we suggest that beginning users try both Tinkercad and OpenSCAD, as two very different options for getting started, and then migrate into other more sophisticated or expensive programs after getting their feet wet. Programs for Specific Applications Tinkercad and OpenSCAD are great for beginners. If you are using your printer mostly as a hobbyist, in a classroom, or to make fun objects around the house, you can probably be happy for a long time with these programs.

15 Chapter 2 ■ What Is MatterControl? Figure 2-1. 3D-printing workflow ■■Tip If you are still debating whether to buy a 3D printer and are reading this book to see what is involved, do not be discouraged by all this information. Once you have your hardware in front of you and start working through the examples in later chapters, you will develop some intuition. That said, be sure you read reviews of printers before buying one, and see what their tech support reviews say in particular. Many printers are still sold as kits of varying complexity; be sure you are comfortable with electronics before going that route.

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