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David Pechter

David Pechter is a member of All3DP’s Content Academy and contributing writer for All3DP.com.

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Get Rolling Sep 13, 2021
How to Get 3D Printed Gears that Fit Your Needs

3D printed gears are possible, sometimes even preferable! Find out how to make 3D printed gears and whether they'll suit your projects.

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Beyond Layer Adhesion May 11, 2019
3D Printed Magnets – Is It Possible to 3D Print Them?

When it comes to 3D printing, challenges abound in matching the capability of the most advanced magnets produced by traditional methods. Learn all about the possibilities in 3D printed magnets!

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Machine See, Machine Do Apr 21, 2019
G-Code Generator: All You Need to Know

A G-code generator creates machine instructions for 3D printing or CNC machining. Learn more about G-code generators and how they work.

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Lay It On Thick Jan 24, 2019
3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing – What’s the Difference?

If you do it in your garage, it's "3D printing". If it's used to build a car, it's "additive manufacturing"? Where's line between these two terms? Let's see if we can't find it.

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Anti-Extrusion Material Jan 10, 2019
How to Choose the Correct CNC Material

CNC is a computer controlled fabrication technique and about 30 years older than 3D printing. Fast, accurate, and versatile, it belongs in the advanced maker's toolkit.

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This Had Better Be Good! Dec 23, 2018
History of 3D Printing – Who Invented the 3D Printer?

We remember Gutenberg as the inventor of movable type and Edison as the inventor of the light bulb. Each made critical advancements, but each had important predecessors as well. And so it was with 3D printing.

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More Than Meets the Eye Oct 25, 2018
Solid Modeling (CAD) – Simply Explained

There's more to solid modeling, a cornerstone of computer-aided design, than meets the eye. Beyond the drawing, a solid model offers details that enable computer analysis and rapid prototyping like 3D printing and CNC machining.

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