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3-D printers for libraries

Offers an explanation of the various types of 3-D printers, how they work, and the materials used...[; and] describes a range of specific 3-D printing products appropriate for library use"--Abstract
Print Book, English, 2014
ALA TechSource, Chicago, IL, 2014
30 s. : ill. ; 28 cm.
9780838959305, 083895930X
Chapter 1.Introduction What Is 3-D Printing? Library-Specific Issues The Case for 3-D Printing in Libraries Conclusion Notes Chapter 2.The Types of 3-D Printing Fused Deposition Modeling Printing Stereolithography Selective Laser Sintering Laminated Object Manufacturing Other 3-D Printing Types Chapter 3.Types of Plastics ABS PLA Other Plastics Notes Chapter 4.Creating and Printing Files File Formats Design Software 3-D Scanning Operational Software Chapter 5.3-D Printers MakerBot LulzBot Printrbot Solidoodle SeeMeCNC Rostock Max and Orion Hyrel 3D Cubify Formlabs Old World Laboratories Mcor