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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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Gaps in 3D Prints: How to Fix & Avoid Them

Gaps in 3D prints are annoying defects that mess up how parts look and work. Check out this guide for easy fixes and how to avoid them!

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Fusion 360: Import STL – 3 Easy Steps

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SLA Resin Strength: How Strong Is 3D Printed Resin?

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The Best 3D Printer Nozzle Types, Sizes, & Materials

Find the best 3D printer nozzle for your needs using this in-depth look at nozzle types, sizes, and materials.

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The Best 3D Printer Controller Boards of 2022

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Fusion 360 on Linux: How to Run It

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If you've started learning how to 3D model but are in need of 3D modeling ideas, you've come to the right place. Check out these cool ideas!

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