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Lucas Carolo

Lucas Carolo is a member of All3DP’s Content Academy and contributing writer for All3DP.com.

Lucas Carolo is an MSc candidate in mechanical engineering, doing research on metal additive manufacturing technologies. An experienced product development engineer, he’s also a maker and passionate about home DIY projects. Unsurprisingly, he's a proud owner of a couple of 3D printers and a homemade CNC router.

Mar 27, 2021
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Fusion 360’s OctoPrint Add-in: What Is It & How to Use It

The new Fusion 360 OctoPrint add-in means you can streamline the 3D printing process even more. Read on to find out how it works!

Mar 10, 2021
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How to Convert Your 3D Printer to a Laser Cutter/Engraver

It's easier than you think to convert a 3D printer to a laser cutter! Check out this quick guide to learn more.

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Mar 7, 2021
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Fusion 360 vs SketchUp: The Differences (2021 Update)

The Fusion 360 vs. SketchUp choice isn't an easy one, as they're both great programs. Read on to compare and decide which is best for you!

Mar 6, 2021
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ABS Filament: The Basics & Best Brands

ABS filament is the most-used home 3D printer filament (after PLA), and like all filaments, it has its pros and cons. Let’s take a look.

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Mar 2, 2021
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Raspberry Pi Pico vs Arduino: The Differences

The new Pico promises to transform the MCU market, but how does it really compare? It's Raspberry Pi Pico vs. Arduino. Buckle up.

Feb 15, 2021
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CAM vs CAD: The Differences

CAD and CAM are often confused or conflated, but these tools perform entirely different tasks. Learn the differences between CAM vs. CAD!

Feb 8, 2021
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Anycubic Wash & Cure: Review the Specs

The Anycubic Wash & Cure was recently upgraded to the 2.0 version. Find out all about using this 2-in-1 machine.

Feb 7, 2021
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Gaps in 3D Prints: How to Avoid/Fix Them

Gaps in a 3D print are annoying defects that mess up how a part looks and works. Check out this guide for potential fixes!

Feb 5, 2021
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Fusion 360 Simulation: How to Get Started

Fusion 360 offers much more than CAD design, including different kinds of simulation. Read on to learn about Fusion 360's simulation tools.

Jan 25, 2021
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8 Reasons Why 3D Printed Houses Are the Next Big Thing

You've heard of them, but what's the real potential of 3D printed houses? Learn why this technology is changing the face of construction.

Jan 18, 2021
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CAD / CAM / CAE: The Differences – Simply Explained

If the three-lettered acronyms CAD, CAE, and CAM have you confused, read on for our explanation of these unique yet related processes.

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Jan 13, 2021
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Top 10 Advantages of 3D Printing in 2021

3D printing brings many benefits, but can you spell them all out? Read on for an in-depth discussion on 3D printing advantages.

Jan 13, 2021
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3D Printed Organs: The Most Promising Projects in 2021

3D bioprinting has come a long way over the last decade. Find out the latest developments in 3D printed organs.

Jan 9, 2021
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Catan 3D Prints: 25 Great 3D Models for Settlers of Catan

Spice up your game with these great Settlers of Catan 3D prints! Read on for cool customizations and stunning 3D printed Catan pieces!

Jan 8, 2021
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2021 Best Sites for 3D Printed Action Figures

Looking for your own 3D printed action figure? Check out our selection of the best sites to get action figures to 3D print or buy.

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