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Eris 3D Printer

Eris 3D PrinterMaking in Action: Eris 3D PrinterAbout
The Eris is a SeeMeCNC 3D printer, with a lot of power and great features. It is perfect for anyone looking for an affordable way to get involved with 3D printing. The Eris features a sleek injection-molded frame hotend system, automatic calibration, and more! The hotend system allows you to quickly replace the entire hotend platform by unplugging one connector and popping off the ball joint arms. Changing nozzles or getting access to all angles of the hotend is now a breeze! The HE280 also features an accelerator probe for automatic calibration in under a minute.

Appropriate for Grades: 3-12

Making the Argument: Eris 3D PrinterAdding Value by Adding Eris 3D Printer
Introducing students to 3D printing can be an expensive goal to start out only to find that it doesn’t fit for you. By adding the ERIS 3D printer to all REMC centers, we are allowing you to try before you buy! Check out the ERIS from your REMC center today to see if 3D printing will enhance the learning of your students.


Classroom Maker Resources: Eris 3D PrinterAdditional Resources
The Introduction to 3D Printing Using the ERIS Printer EduPaths course introduces new users to the SeeMeCNC Eris series 3D printer. It will help users become accustomed to and comfortable with the physical printer itself, the software used, walk the user through their first print, and provide educator testimonials of why 3D printing is important and some best practices to follow. 5 SCECHs.

Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-use application for 3D design, electronics, and coding. It's used by teachers, kids, hobbyists, and designers to imagine, design, and make anything.

Thingiverse Education provides over a hundred free lessons that make teaching with a 3D printer easier and more effective for a variety of grade levels and subjects. It also provides a community where educators can exchange best practices or remix projects.

Design, share and create a 3D model of your custom cookie cutter using CookieCaster. You can show off your designs to friends, family, and fellow cookie-cutter enthusiasts in the gallery and check out what others have made. Once you have your cutter you can make delicious cookies for all your classes.

For additional assistance with Eris 3D Printer or to try-before-you-buy, please contact your local REMC.


John Phillips
Project Manager
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Ann Smart
Project Manager


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