Resource

Workshop Support Materials

The Diagram Center

Link to the Diagram Center’s reports and resources on 3D printing for students with Visual Impairments.

Link to the Decision Tree from the Diagram Center
 http://diagramcenter.org/images/imagesortingdecisiontree_flow.pdf

 

3D Modeling Cloud Based App

TinkerCAD – https://www.tinkercad.com/

 

Accessible 3D Modelling Application – OPENSCAD

Code based 3D Modelling Software application, accessible to screenreaders.

http://www.openscad.org/downloads.html

 

Tinkerine Printer Software Suite

Every model you design for print must be translated by Tinkerine Suite into instructions your 3D printer will understand. It does this by slicing your model into thin layers  and saving the file ready for printing.

Slicing software – https://tinkerine.com/tinkerine-suite/

 

Online 3D Object Repositories

Thingiverse – https://www.thingiverse.com/

PinShape – https://pinshape.com/ 

MyMiniFactory – https://www.myminifactory.com/

STLfinder – https://www.stlfinder.com/

 

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