It’s very easy to go and buy from shops ready made products if money is not a problem. Yet as educators, we know that money is a problem for most students. Besides the financial problem, one wishes to present our students with a challenge: why not build it yourself? In this case open source becomes an integral part of modern education where students do their research work and make the product themselves! It might take much longer but the learning benefits outweigh all challenges!
We wish to introduce something which is gaining popularity nowadays: 3D printing!
Open Source 3D Printing eliminates all the issues created by proprietary products. Not only does it reduce costs, it enables easier innovation to solve issues faced during 3D manufacturing.
Apparently, the phrase, “Open Source 3D Printing” is also gaining popularity as is evident with a simple search online.
It is now possible for users to completely go Open Source, making it possible to greatly reducing production time and manufacturing costs!
Some quick examples where 3D printing is of immense use are:
- Gadgets and Tools
More information is found in this website. YouTube videos are found here. Another interesting website would be here. If you would like to read about the best open source 3D printer, go to this website.