Best Free Online 3D-Printing

Best Free Online 3D Printing Classes

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, has been developing since 1984. As 3D printing evolved significantly over the past 20 years, so too have the educations and training resources that are available to the general public. In this blog, we have listed the top free online classes that you can take to learn more about the 3D printing technology.

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, has been developing since 1984. As 3D printing evolved significantly over the past 20 years, so too have the educations and training resources that are available to the general public. In this blog, we have listed the top free online classes that you can take to learn more about the 3D printing technology.

 

Beginner 3D Modeling for 3D Printing

(by Shapeways)
Take this one-hour class and learn how to turn a line sketch on paper into a 3D-printable file. This lesson uses Tinkercad , a browser-based modeling tool, and Photoshop CC .
Availability: Free, On demand

3D Printing Classes

(by Lynda.com)
Being one of the largest online education companies offering video courses in software, creative, and business skills, Lynda.com also offers classes in 3D printing. Currently, there are more than ten 3D printing courses, suited for both beginner and advanced 3D printing learners.
Availability: Free (First 30 days), On demand

3D Opportunity

This massive open online course (MOOC) on 3D printing by Deloitte University Press provides an overview of a wide range of additive manufacturing technologies and offers a framework to help learners understand the business implications of these technologies.
Availability: Free, On demand

3D Printing Tips

Last but not least, the 3D Printing Tip Blogs by 3D Platform is also a great resource for you to learn more about 3D printing.