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Lesson plan to help students explore practical 3D Printing constraints

Just released on our PrintLab lesson plan portal is a new lesson giving students real world insights into some of the limitations of using 3D printers for small scale manufacturing. Using their slicing software, students will adjust settings and calculate a range of factors including print times, material costs and operational strategies for 8 scenarios […]

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Engage your students in 3D printing as they redesign your classroom!

Getting full participation from a classroom group can be a tricky proposition. From running workshops EduKits has found having content attune to your groups individual interests will certainly help, but having each student on a different page can be difficult to manage. Featured on our Printlab lesson plan platform may be just the lesson you […]

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Digital inventory and 3D printing – let your students explore the possibilities

One of the biggest benefits of 3D printing technology is the ability to print on demand. Traditionally when making a product demand is estimated with quantities manufactured to meet the sales projections. This type of manufacturing invariably results in waste with more products been made than is able to be sold. Printing on demand can […]