3D Printing with MatterControl is your in-depth guide to upgrading your 3D printing experience through the use of MatterControl. In this book, Joan Horvath and Rich Cameron provide a step-by-step guide for how to use MatterControl. If you have never used MatterControl before, this book will teach you how to install and configure MatterControl as well as general best practices. If you're already a MatterControl pro, this book can serve as a handy desk reference for specific questions.
This book is ideal for anyone that is currently 3D printing or wants to start 3D printing. That includes makers, entrepreneurs, teachers, engineers, students, hobbyists, and anyone else with an interest in 3D printing. There are plenty of books available about 3D printers but this is one of the few books available about 3D printing software.
Part 1: The 3D-Printing Ecosystem
Chapter 1. The Desktop 3D Printer
Chapter 2. What is MatterControl?
Chapter 3. Downloading and Configuring MatterControl
Part 2: The 3D-Printing Process
Chapter 4. Making a 3D Model
Chapter 5. Slicing a 3D Model
Chapter 6. Controlling your 3D Printer
Chapter 7. Material Considerations
Chapter 8. Special Cases
Part 3: Your Printer at Work
Chapter 9. File and Settings Management and the Touch Tablet
Chapter 10. Case Studies and Classroom Tips
Chapter 11. MatterControl Plugins
Chapter 12. Troubleshooting and Post-Processing
Appendix A. Supported Printer Manufacturers
Appendix B. Links