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Herb Weiner

Herb Weiner is a member of All3DP’s Content Academy and contributing writer for All3DP.com.

Herb is retired after 40 years as a software engineer, and has earned nine patents. He has worked with 3D printing since 2013. In his spare time, Herb has worked as a pyrotechnician since 2002, and conducts a few fireworks displays each year. He also enjoys cooking, stereoscopic photography, and machine embroidery. He is a volunteer for the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management Neighborhood Emergency Team. http://www.herbweiner.com

Jan 2, 2019
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Additive vs Subtractive Manufacturing – Simply Explained

Most will be familiar with 3D printing as a form of additive manufacturing, but what about subtractive manufacturing? Let's take a closer look at both!

Dec 26, 2018
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Can I Try 3D Printing Before Buying a 3D Printer?

There are many options to try 3D printing before you buy. In fact, the experience you gain may help you make a better choice when you are ready to purchase.

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Nov 19, 2018
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5 SLA Printing Tips & Tricks for Great Resin 3D Prints

Unlike thermoplastic filament printers, which typically use a 0.4-mm nozzle, a resin 3D SLA printer may have a laser spot size of 140 microns. The result? The smoothest and most precise 3D prints you've ever seen, if you know what you're doing...

Jul 16, 2018
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How to Do Parametric 3D Modeling with Free Software

Imagine downloading a 3D printable model for a stylish pair of shoes, only to discover that they don't fit your feet! This article takes a look at a technique that allows you to easily customize not only shoes, but all kinds of models: parametric 3D modeling.

Jun 28, 2018
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Liquid 3D Printer and 3D Printer Ink – What is it?

In contrast to an FDM 3D printer, which extrudes melted plastic through a heated nozzle, a liquid 3D printer uses a UV light to solidify photopolymer resin. The result is a much finer resolution, but it comes at a cost. Read this article to find out more!

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