An introduction to 3D printing

In this course, you get a 360-degree introduction to 3D printing as a manufacturing method

4.05 (29 reviews)
3D & Animation
An introduction to 3D printing
1.5 hours
Nov 2022
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What you will learn

Understanding 3D printing and its history

Get an overview of technologies and processes

Learn the overall design guidelines

Understanding the economical aspects

Become aware of the sustainability aspects of 3D printing

Why take this course?

🌟 Course Title: An Introduction to 3D Printing

Course Headline: Dive into the World of Additive Manufacturing with Our Comprehensive Online Course!

Course Description: With this free online course, you get a 360-degree introduction to 3D printing as a manufacturing method. The course provides an overview of widespread technologies and materials and also looks at sustainability, making it an invaluable resource for anyone from industry professionals to enthusiastic hobbyists looking to expand their knowledge and skills in this rapidly evolving field.

📚 Understanding the Technology: In this course, you'll uncover the technical, design, and economic benefits of 3D printing, gaining insights that will help you assess its potential impact on your projects or business. With the Danish Technological Institute—a leader in independent and objective technical analysis—as your guide, you can trust that the information presented is both accurate and comprehensive.

Key Benefits:

  • Historical Insight: Discover how 3D printing has revolutionized manufacturing from its inception to today's cutting-edge applications.
  • Technology Overview: Learn about the different types of 3D printing technologies, their working principles, and their unique advantages and challenges.
  • Material Knowledge: Get acquainted with the range of materials suitable for 3D printing and understand how they influence the final product.
  • Design for Additive Manufacturing: Understand the key considerations when designing for optimal 3D printing outcomes and enhance your design capabilities.
  • Sustainability Focus: Explore the role of 3D printing in sustainable manufacturing practices and its potential environmental impact.
  • Economic Perspectives: Gain the tools to perform cost calculations, analyze value chains, and make informed economic decisions related to 3D printing.

Course Content:

  • History of 3D Printing: A historical look at how this technology started and its evolution over time.
  • 3D Printing Technologies: An overview of the various 3D printing technologies, their use cases, and the materials they work with.
  • 3D Printing Workflow: A step-by-step guide through the entire process, from digital model to finished product.
  • Add Value with Design: Illustrative examples showing how designing for 3D printing can add significant value to your projects.
  • Design Guide: A 10-step design guide based on best practices in 3D printing design.
  • 3D Printing and Sustainability: An examination of the sustainable aspects of 3D printing and its environmental implications.
  • Economic Perspectives: Learn how to assess the economic viability of 3D printing, including cost calculations and understanding the value chain.

Course Duration: The course consists of 7 modules and can be completed in just under 2 hours, offering a concise yet comprehensive learning experience. Whether you're looking to integrate 3D printing into your current workflow or you're simply curious about this groundbreaking technology, this course provides the knowledge you need to stay ahead in the rapidly evolving manufacturing landscape.

📅 Ready to Begin? Join us on this journey through the wonders of 3D printing and unlock a new realm of possibilities! Let the Danish Technological Institute guide you every step of the way with this engaging and informative course. Enroll now and take your first steps into the future of manufacturing.


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September 6, 2023
It was indeed a general and broad overview of 3D printing technology. It was pretty technical, but yet an eye-opener to the various additive manufacturing processes out there.



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