Lesson 2 follows on from lesson 1 and is part of the beginners course in 3D printing. In this lesson students will learn how printers move in X,Y and Z directions based upon co-ordinates created from 3D models. Your classes will also learn the difference between 2D and 3D along with a basic introduction of how models are prepared for 3D Printing. In the lesson your classes will learn the difference between CAD and CAM and also the different ways of transferring files from a computer to a 3D Printer.
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