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Print Length: 182 pages
Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1511572027
Publication Date: June 22, 2015
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Best Sellers Rank: #315,156 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store) #31 in Books > Computers & Technology > Graphics & Design > 3D Printing #37 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Engineering & Transportation > Engineering > Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems > Industrial Design #197 in Books > Engineering & Transportation > Engineering > Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems > Industrial Design
I am an engineer and use 3D printing at work and at home, and learned a lot about 3D printing and designing and optimizing parts for the 3D printing process from this book. I will use what I learned to improve my designs and to get better prints.These areas are especially useful to me:- Part orientation on the print bed to optimize strength.- Ways to divide your model into several pieces to improve strength, surface finish and make it print more reliably.- A formula and good explanation of the relationship between nozzle diameter and wall thickness to ensure thin walls will be filled properly and not unintentionally hollow.- Excellent illustrations on snap fit designs and design factors to consider to make them work properly.- Design guidelines for fastening and joint design with suggested tolerances to use as a starting point.I will definitely reread this book and use it as a reference when designing and printing parts, and when troubleshooting failed prints.
This book provides a wealth of rules, guidelines, and insights to help you create designs that print and behave properly. It does a wonderful job of explaining all the strange effects that can make even simple prints fail, and how to easily minimize or compensate for them. It only lacks a short introduction to mechanical force terminology (Compression, Tension, etc.) and the principle of Stress Localization. As others here have suggested, buy the print version so you can highlight it and keep it next to your printer.
I am a 3D printing beginner but an engineer. This is an excellent book for serious 3D printing design instruction. It is not a tutorial but gives great insights into how to design for printing success.
This is probably the best book on design for 3D printing.The book is very clear, with practical examples. It covers each and every one of the areas that anyone who wants to design something to be printed need to know.Simply superior!
An excellent book, both new comers to the world of 3D printing and for experienced users looking for a quick reference or refresh.In the world of 3D printing the number of potential problems are as numerous as their possible solutions and it would be impossible for any book to give advise to cater for each specific scenario. However, if you're looking to design better models or further your understanding of what works and why, look no farther.
Short and to the point, this book has some great ideas for working with 3D printed designs. It clearly states the issues and provides nice real world solutions to the types of problems you can run into. I'm still a 3D printing newbie and this was a great help to me. The Kindle version suffers from poor rendering of the images, so I would go for the PDF version of the book.
Nice, concise treatment of the rather complicated topic of one aspect of getting the most from your 3D printer. I wish there was more of the same, but what is there is quite valuable. Great little book for anyone who is doing 3D printing.
Not the easiest book to understand, could use some more detailed explanations, but it is very valuable as a resource and has helped me. I believe that as I become more experienced, it will become even more valuable. Recommended,,