Marylou Morat – “3D printing is a fantastic tool!”

By on October 10th, 2018 in interview


 Marylou Morat [Source: Women in 3D Printing]
Marylou Morat [Source: Women in 3D Printing]

After studying design and art, Marylou began her career in prototyping and 3D printing for a French car manufacturer.

Today, Marylou is still a designer and production manager at Fabulous 3D, a consulting and support company based in Lyon and Paris. Due to her position and experience, she has a good knowledge of the 3D printing process, materials and parts design.

Nora Toure: Marylou, could you let us know your background and what brought you in 3D printing?

Marylou Morat: I firstly studied industrial Design and then Fine Arts and finally prototyping process.

I started manufacturing with traditional physical mock-up technologies, like machining, milling, laser cutting, modelling, cutting, sanding, moulding .

3D printing quickly became an indispensable tool.

At school’s workshop and at different companies where I worked, I had access to 3D printing machines, including SLA, FDM and SLS.

Nora Toure: What was your first experience in 3D printing?

Marylou Morat: Firstly at school, to try and learn, there was a FDM machine at the school’s workshop.

When I worked for the design studio of Renault Trucks France, we used it every day to materialize our ideas. We printed shapes after we made a lot of post-processing like sanding, painting, varnish, sticking ..

Read the rest at Women in 3D Printing

By Nora Toure

California-based Nora Toure is the woman behind “Women in 3D Printing”, a group dedicated to promoting and showcasing the use of 3D printing for women. She’s also the Director of Sales & Service Factory Operations at Fast Radius, and a TEDx speaker.