Online event and one-week workshop

March 26, 2019   •   11:00am–12:30pm ET



Course Description

Are you interested in design, but unsure where to start in choosing the right materials and tools for your project? Join our new workshop to learn about key programs and tools to build an exciting design project from the bottom up.

Each session in this one-week intensive course features a deep dive into material considerations & printing principles, including applying what you learn to different tools and uses, with assignment prompts to help you create a unique design in just a few days.

Did you know that this is just one course in our 3D Print Weekly Crash Course series? Sign up for multiple courses and save.

Program Outline

March 26, 2019

Session 1
11:00am–11:45pm ET
Session 2
11:45am–12:30pm ET


Speaker: Nick Booth
Co-Founder and CEO, Push Plastic

Session 1—Filaments and Other Materials Considerations

In this session, we’ll take a comprehensive look at the materials options for your design goals, including filaments, metals and plastics. We’ll also cover what design considerations need to be made when deciding on what materials are right for your project.



Speaker: Philip Thomas
Technical Services Engineer, Onshape

Session 2 — Design for Additive Manufacture

This short presentation will use 3 case studies to look at design methodologies to optimize material characteristics, geometric performance and build times across;

  • A tilting camera mount
  • Automotive suspension parts
  • Tooling and machine fixturing

The presentation will consider multiple popular additive methods, but will consider worked examples primarily using the FDM process.

3D Printing Weekly Crash Courses

Available Courses

1. Beginner Design for 3D Printing
2. Advanced Design for 3D Printing
3. Essentials of 3D Printing with Metal
4. Filaments, Materials and Software
 Considerations for 3D Printing

Each Course Includes

Two Live Guest-Speaker Sessions + Online Workshop

Guest Speaker Sessions:

90 minutes of key principles, case studies, and lessons, presented in two livestream sessions with Q&A.

All live sessions will be recorded and posted in the online classroom for on-demand access.

Online Workshop:

An assignment to apply what you learn, shared in a small group workshop with feedback from an industry expert.

All live content will be recorded and posted in the online classroom for on-demand access.

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