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Drew Tucker

CD5554: Rapid Prototyping 101: A Primer on Additive Manufacturing Techniques and Procedures

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Gain a base-level understanding of current 3D printing techniques
  • Gain a general understanding of the history of 3D printing
  • Understand the capabilities of 3D printing
  • Understand the limitations of 3D printing

Materials

Materials

Description

Description

Additive manufacturing, commonly known as rapid prototyping, is becoming an extremely fast-growing manufacturing process, enabling the quick manufacture of complex parts at minimal cost. However, there appears to be a great deal of confusion and misinformation regarding process capabilities and uses. In this class we will help you to understand the information surrounding this significant manufacturing process. You will gain an understanding of the current 3D printing techniques, the capabilities and limitations of the technology, and the brief history of rapid prototyping.

Target Audience

Target Audience

Anyone who wants to learn more about 3D Printing

Speakers

Speakers

Drew Tucker

Drew Tucker is an Application Engineer with Tata Technologies, based out of southeast Michigan. He is focused on Autodesk Simulation products. Before coming to Tata, Drew spent 6 years in the automotive industry in various roles. In 2012 he obtained his bachelor's degree in Engineering Design Technology from Western Michigan University, with specializations in plastics manufacturing and rapid prototyping.

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Published

  • 2014
  • CD5554
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • None

Industry

  • Manufacturing and Product Design

Topics

  • Cloud-based Collaborative Product Development