© Joan Horvath, Rich Cameron 2018
Joan Horvath and Rich CameronMastering 3D Printing in the Classroom, Library, and Labhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3501-0_5

5. Living with Your 3D Printer

Joan Horvath1  and Rich Cameron1
Nonscriptum LLC, Pasadena, CA, USA

In Chapter 4, we talk about how to buy a 3D printer. In this chapter, we discuss what to anticipate when you bring it into its new home and unpack it. You do not need an expensive, special space for it, but knowing a few things about what a 3D printer really does not like might save you a lot of grief.

We cover what physical space makes a printer less prone to fail, what it takes to train typical non-technical staff users, and maintenance requirements. In this chapter, we also talk you through ...

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