Additive Manufacturing

In this course, we’ll take an example model from simulation results, to additively manufactured and optimized part. We’ll include the use of Fusion 360, Print Studio, and Netfabb, to introduce advanced additive techniques for further optimization.

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Lesson 1: Introducing the Design Problem

In this introductory lessons, we’ll lay out the problem statement in relation to the larger scope of the project. We’ll be referring to the simulation results derived from Fusion 360 as a basis for the additive optimizations made later.

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4 mins 16 seconds

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Lesson 2: 3D Printing Basics

In this lesson we'll use the mesh environment to improve the mesh, before taking that to Print Studio. Along the way we’ll discuss important considerations such as print orientation, support structure, and more.

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6 mins 7 seconds

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Lesson 3: Intro to Netfabb

We'll use a professional grade additive prep software like Netfabb in this lesson however, because its capabilities might be foreign to the viewer, we’ll use this lesson to give a quick recap of what can be accomplished by using this software.

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1 min 33 seconds

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Lesson 4: Printing with Netfabb

With the introduction to Netfabb complete, let's use it to prepare the optimized steering knuckle for print. In this lesson we’ll import the model to Netfabb, orient it, add support, add filling, and slice the model in preparations for the printer.

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3 mins 44 seconds

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Lesson 5: Lattice Structures

In the final lesson, we’ll use another technique to reduce the mass of this part: latticing. We’ll leverage Fusion 360 to make both skins and cavities on the original design, which will define the regions where lattices will be added OR avoided.

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4 mins 31 seconds

Quicktip

Quick Tip: Slice a design with CURA

In this Quick Tip we will look at how to use a tool like CURA to slice a 3D Model for Additive Manufacturing.

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1 min 32 seconds

Quicktip

Quick Tip: Mesh Selection

In this Quick Tip we'll cover a few Tips and Tricks on how to change the selection size in the Mesh Workspace.

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2 mins 50 seconds

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Quick Tip - Convert a Triangle Mesh into Quads

In this quick tip we'll cover some tips and techniques to convert a Triangle Mesh into a Quad Mesh.

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3 mins 33 seconds

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