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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.

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