How 3D Printing Works
3D Printers use a process called additive manufacturing.
Parts are essentially grown from the bottom up.
When the STL file is sent to the 3d printer, the machine
software will slice the part into a series o
Using Autodesk Inventor to Layout Parts to be cut on Laser Cutter
1. Model all parts using Autodesk Inventor.
MAKE SURE GROUP NUMBER IS ON EVERY PART!
(All text should be Arial Black font only).
2. Create a new Drawing (.idw) that will be used to place al
How to Export STL files from Autodesk Inventor
The 3D Printers we use on campus all require files saved in the STL file format. This is a
standard format that can be exported from most CAD packages.
The first time you export your CAD file as an STL file f