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New course from Stratasys aimed at 3D printing as a profession

Stratasys has introduced a new, free, 14-week
curriculum designed to prepare secondary and post-secondary students for
careers involving 3D printing.

In a statement from the additive manufacturing and 3D printing company, it said the course – titled Introduction to 3D Printing: From Design to Fabrication and
themed around “Something That Moves Something” – was free to educators and
included 3D models, presentations, a curriculum guide and grading tools.

“We notice a strong demand coming from the industry for
a curriculum focusing on 3D printing,” said Shelly Linor, director of global
education for Stratasys, in the statement.

“Educators around the world now have an opportunity to
make a big impact by using and contributing to our curriculum. 

“They will also
be able to better prepare their students for future careers as 3D printing is
becoming an intrinsic part of the design and manufacturing processes in leading

The course covers history, trends, applications, and
the impact of 3D printing.

Stratasys recommends PolyJet and Fused Deposition Modelling (as they have patents for both of these methods) “but any technology platform… may be used.” 

For more information and to download the curriculum
guide, see here.


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