3D Printer

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, refers to processes used to create a three-dimensional object in which layers of material are formed under computer control to create an object. 3D Printer

Prerequisites: –

Can access computer system and make use of internet to perform search over Google.

Need to Prepare?

Prior programming experience is not required.

Tools Expected: –

Windows OS based PC, Smart phone with Internet, Notebook and Pen

Tools Used (for the session): –

3D Printer Kit

Concepts: –

CAD, G-Code, Assembly and Simulation of 3D Printer.


This workshop will highlight the key features of 3D printing and introduces you to a Trillion Dollar Industry.


  • Designing of CAD models
  • Build & Calibrate 3 D Printer

Commitment: –

2 Days (7 hours each including 1-hour lunch break)


Day 1

Session 1- (03:30 hrs)

Introduction 3D printer

  • General Introduction and techniques associated
  • Introduction to Rapid prototype
  • Introduction to different types of 3D Printers
  • Introduction to RepRap Arduino electronic controller
  • Materials used for printing


Computer Aided Design

  • Installation & Concepts of CAD
  • Algorithms used in design
  • Design of Assembly (Spur gear, Helical screw, simple design) 
  • 3D Structure like Cube, Cylinder, Cones etc. 


Session 2- (02:30 hrs)


  • Scanning in 3D Printing
  • Scanners
  • Introduction to G-Code
  • Present used technologies for scanning


Session Recap

Day 2

Session 1- (03:30 hrs)


  • 3D Printer Assembly
  • Parameters involved in 3D Printing
  • Visualizing Gcode
  • Simulating output
  • Testing & Calibration of 3D Printer


Session 2- (02:30 hrs)

3D Printing Demo

  • 3D Printing Technology
  • Participant’s designs Random interesting objects


Session Recap

Zonal Round of SkillThon

  • Competition
  • Certificate distribution and acknowledgement