3D Printing is a simple and easy-to-use 3D printing guide design that can help beginners to have a simple understanding of the subject. The learning content in this application includes text content and images. This app is full of different troubleshooting methods and guides on starting a new 3D printing. content include: SCHEMES INDEX TABLES INDEX. INTRODUCTION TO ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES PRODUCTION PROCESS IN 3D PRINTING SOFTWARE THAT YOU NEED FOR 3D PRINTING 3D PRINTING MATERIALS LIMITATIONS OF PRINTED OBJECTS EXAMPLE FIGURE INDEX FDM Printer. Figure 2: SLA Printer. Figure 3: SLS Printer. Figure 4: 3D printing process. Figure 5: Prototypes of a ski goggles' frame printed with FDM, SLA and SLS technology (from left to right). Figure 6: 3DP Technologies Comparison. Figure 7: FDM Technology. Figure 8: FDM advantages. Figure 9: SLS technology. Figure 10: Shoe silhouette created using SLS. Figure 11: Resin 3D Printer parts overview. Figure 12: Resins, properties. Figure 13: Photocentric 3D prints. Figure 14: Piece modelled with Rhinoceros. Figure 15: Reverse engineering process. Figure 16: Examples of pieces from Thingiverse repository. Figure 17: How STL file works. Figure 18: Exporting to STL in different software. Figure 19: Thickness analysis (1 millimetre) implemented with Meshmixer. Figure 20: Angle analysis. Figure 21: Support structures. Figure 22: Different types of support structures. Figure 23: Differences between a piece with optimized support structures (left) and non-optimized (right). Differences between printing times can also be seen. Figure 24: Different infill percentages. Figure 25: Different infill patterns. Figure 26: Quality differences in the same piece, according to orientation. Figure 27: Tension load. Figure 28: Different layers thickness. Figure 29: Two different layer heights. Figure 30: Detail of the layers of a piece. Figure 31: Layers and path. Figure 32: Extraction. Figure 33: SLA extraction process. Figure 34: SLS extraction process. Figure 35: Finishing process. Figure 36: Mechanical process. Figure 37: Bath for removing the support structures. Figure 38: Different finishing. Figure 39: Process to develop a 3D Model. Figure 40: Repairing a STL file. Figure 41: Netfabb Premium Interface. Figure 42: Open a 3D design with Slic3r. Figure 43: G-Code with Slic3r. Figure 44: Diagram 3D Printing Workflow. Figure 45: 3DP materials used (%). Figure 46: 3D Printer Filament Trends: Figure 47: Lego bricks from ABS. Figure 48: Polyamide. A strong and flexible material with a high level of detail. Figure 49: FDM printed puzzle piece with support removed showing surface roughness. Figure 50: The variation in slicer program vs. actual diameter of vertical holes is due to compression of the extruded profile. Figure 51: The effect of increasing overhang angle (in increments of 5 degrees) on print quality. Max. angle shown is 70 degrees. Figure 52: Side view of elephant's foot feature that can occur on the base layers of an FDM print. Figure 53: Print of vertical pins with decreasing diameter (from 25 to 5mm) illustrating the upper diameter of the print becoming too small to print accurately. Figure 54: Splitting a model in order to eliminate the need for support. Figure 55: Re-orientation of horizontal axis holes can eliminate the need for support. Figure 56: Build direction. Figure 57: Layers with radius. Figure 58: Digital model, result of the 3D scanning. Figure 59: Positioning the model in Meshmixer. Figure 60: General analysis in Meshmixer. Figure 61: Jaw with repaired holes and defects. Figure 62: Model loaded in Cura. Figure 63: Configuration and parameters of the model in Cura. Figure 64: Jaw printing sequence. Figure 65: Piece extraction process. Figure 66: Support structures and pliers. Figure 67: Removing support structures. Figure 68: Final result. SCHEMES INDEX Scheme 1: Processes and manufacturing techniques. Scheme 2: Production process in 3D printing. Scheme 3: Production process for 3D printing. TABLES INDEX Table 1: Software to Designing a 3D Model. Table 2: Software to Scanning a 3D Model. Table 3: Software to Testing, Orientating and Repair a 3D Model. Table 4: Comparative table.