MFG* 175

Additive Manufacturing (AM) Applications provides the student the opportunity to work with additive manufacturing software & hardware produced by multiple additive manufacturers starting with the consumer level to high-end state of the art production metal machines. The student will work with many of the current level technologies including: FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling), SLA (Stereo Lithography), MJM (Polyjet/Multijet), and SLS (Selective Laser Sintering). This will include all their applicable software. The student will create 3D CAD files and import & export these files using Solidworks, Catalyst EX, and Materialise Magics software and any other machine specific proprietary software. First and foremost, the student will learn the safety training involved with each specific method of Additive Manufacturing. The student will learn to orient the model correctly, chose the correct materials, review software interface, slice & modify the model, generate supports and tool paths, submit model to the machine and will learn basic machine maintenance as well as post-processing of parts.