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SelfCAD Online 3D Modeling Tool for 3D Printing in Schools

October 26, 2017

Are you looking for 3D printing resources for your school? SelfCAD is an online 3D modeling tool for students. It’s an all-in-one platform to give students and teachers a user-friendly CAD software experience. SelfCAD let’s users design, customize and print an object all from one platform for 3D printing in schools.

If you’re new to 3D printing, the team at SelfCad has put together a comprehensive video training course to support beginners as they work to master 3D design. Giving students the space to design solutions to problems they discovered is so powerful! When 3D printing is introduced to students in connection with learning goals, amazing things can happen.

SelfCAD Online 3D Modeling Tool for 3D Printing in Schools

SelfCAD Online 3D Modeling Tool for 3D Printing in Schools

SelfCAD’s Magic fix tool makes sure the objects users design are ready to print. Their slicer features support structure, raft, and fill setting. SelfCAD’s generators enable creating advanced shapes and converting images into 3D geometry too. SelfCAD also includes freehand, polyline, spline and eraser drawings as well as advanced polygon detection features. When you dive into SelfCAD you’ll find their sculpting tool gives students flexibility to demonstrate their creativity using gestures to make sure your ideas take the perfect shape. Recently, SelfCAD partnered with Myminifactory to brings users thousands of readily available printable objects making it easy to jump right into their software.

The team at SelfCAD have just announced they are granting free educational licenses to all teachers and students. In addition to its free three-year licenses for educational institutions, SelfCAD is also introducing a $39 yearly membership. This will allow non school-based users to benefit from its 3D modeling platform as well as various tutorials. Here’s a quick videowith an overview.

If you’d like to sign up, just email to get started and stay on the lookout for an entirely new login for teachers and students including Google Sign-in and Google App compatibility for Chromebooks. To learn more, head over to SelfCAD’s website!

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