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Certificate in 3 D Printing Machine Operator / Certification in 3D Printing
By PT Joseph SDB
Chennai, Dec. 7. The course provides expert training in 3D Modeling and 3D Printing, covering all steps such as digitizing designs, preparing and exporting 3D models, PolyJet, and FDM. Students will be given live demonstrations of 3D Printing and carry out projects.
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Industries and institutions are fast adopting 3D Printing. They employ engineers and designers with 3D Printing training as prototype and product engineers. 3D Printing experts are employed in design houses that provide 3D design, 3D computer-aided design (CAD) modeling, biological and scientific modeling, and architecture/construction modeling services.

For Operator: Qualification - Post Matric (SSLC Pass or Equivalent).
For Business: Pass in any diploma course or bachelor's degree. Suitable for engineering students.

Center of Excellence in 3D Printing
SIGA Polytechnic College,
#49, Taylors Road, Kilpauk,

Course Structure:
Introduction of 3D Printing
Evolution of 3D Printing
Additive manufacturing Technique
General procedure of 3D Printing
3D CAD file formats
Stereo lithography (stl) files
Various Printing technologies (SLA, SLS, FDM, Polyjet printing,
Color jet Printing, SHS, SLM, LOM, Multi jet Printing, DLP)
FDM in detail
Operating Finder - Live demonstration
STL principles
Object placement
Object analysis
Slicing and printing
Print settings
Medium of Instruction: English
Duration: 3 Months (120 Hours - 60 Classes - 2Hrs)
Commencement of Course: 13- Dec-2017
Course Fees: Rs.15,000/-
Course Fees for SIGA students: Rs.6,000/-
Batch Strength: 20

Course Timing:
Mentoring Classes: Weekdays (Monday - Friday)
Slot 1: 9.30 am to 11.30 am
Exclusive Individual Classes (Rs.200/Day extra in addition with Course Fees)
Weekdays (Monday - Friday)
Slot 1: 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm

Skills taught:
3 D Technologies - 4 classes
Introduction on 3D Printing
General Introduction and various techniques
3 D Printing machineries - 4 classes
Parts and assembly
Softwares for 3D Model Preparation - 4 classes
3D Design
Hands-on session on using Sketchup - Basic Geometrical shapes & a customized mini project; Demos of TinkerCAD, OpenSCAD, How to design by coding, What tools to use for which industry; etc.
Search of files - Ready available files
Modification for the required object
Scanning in 3D Printing, scanners

CAD Design- 4 classes
Get introduced to Computer Aided Design CAD in 3D
Installation, Overview, and 3D Structures like cubes, cylinders, cones etc.,
How to 3D Print a CAD Design; What file formats are supported; How does an STL look like; How does a GCODE look like; How to configure a high quality 3D Print vs a fast 3D Print; What settings affect the strength & weight of a 3D Print. How to 3D Print in two colors or two materials.
Parameters involved in 3D Printing, visualizing Gcode, Simulating output etc.,

3D Printers - 4 classes
Various Types of 3D Printers; Live Demo of FDM; Video Demos of others; Which 3D Printer suits which industry; Commercial & Technical aspects of various 3D Printers; Material compatibility of each type.

DIY : Printing of files using Finder machines (single Color) - 12 classes
5 Objects (5 exercise) to be printed for the evaluation

Evaluation and troubleshooting - 12 classes
Machine side problems and analysis - 6 classes
File side problems and analysis - 6 classes

Project Work - 12 classes
Producing the object of the candidate choice

Complimentary classes 4 classes
Entrepreneurial skills
Steps and procedures to start 3D printing Studios.

Industrial Visit to 3 D printing units


What will I gain by attending this 3D Printing Workshop ?
Think about 3D Printing today as something like Computers 20 years ago. What did someone gain by learning computers 20 years ago? That said, you gain a high level overview about the Industry & the process flow involved in 3D Printing. This info might be critical probably to plan your career, probably to accelerate the process in your workplace, or probably in starting up a business. Learning it today could make you a pioneer in the industry.

I run a business, will it be useful for it? If yes, how ?
Depends on what your business is. We believe you've come across facts about 3D Printing disrupting certain areas of your industry. This 3D Printing Workshop would be a great place to understand those and give you deeper insights.

I want to start a business in 3D Printing. How will you help? (or) What businesses can I start in 3D Printing? (or) How do I make money with 3D Printing?
Great. This is a perfect time to start looking into new business lines in 3D Printing. We will be discussing how 3D Printing is being used around the world; That could definitely accelerate your thought process. With years of our research presented to you in a day, it might be a great place for you to evaluate your business ideas.

If you have some specific new idea in mind, we could definitely discuss & evaluate it during or post the event.
Who can attend this Course ?
Anyone, literally,
Doctors who wanted to 3D print models of organs and study them before surgeries;
Mechanical engineers who wanted to prototype parts before production;
Graphic designers;
Fashion designers to explore the possibility of customization in the fashion industry;
Enthusiasts,makers to make their own custom stuff for their robotic projects;
Entrepreneurs & businessmen who wanted to explore 3D printing as a potential business;
College students to learn about the technology and even school students.

Do I need some prior knowledge?
Not Really. This workshop is for anyone willing to explore 3D Printing.

What should I bring?
(Optional - A laptop for hands-on session in 3D Design, a Mouse - makes designing in 3D easier; and an open mind to learn.)

Do I get a certificate?
Yes. Certificates are endorsed by SIGA and Next Gen 3D Printers Pvt. Ltd.

If you have any further queries, you could drop a mail to
E mail :
Call: 98402 46137 - Eswar, Marketing Manager, Next Generation 3D Printers Pvt. Ltd.
9841127901 - V. John Fredrick, Continuing Education Manager, SIGA Polytechnic College, Chennai
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