OSHR 3050 - Personal 3D Printers, Their Origins, the Hype and the Truth - Why You Need One (PERK SERIES Lecture)

  • Noncredit
  • Fort Collins

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

3D printing (also known as additive manufacturing) has been around for decades. The evolution of personal 3D printers started in 2005. This presentation will cover the origins of 3D printing and its evolution to the desktop. You will learn how 3D printing is revolutionizing manufacturing and creating a new community of home-based"makers".Learn what these printers are capable of and how they may impact our future.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.