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CNC

One of the key uses of CAD software is to produce drawings that will be used to operate CNC machines. Whilst CNC technology has been around for decades, it’s still evolving nowadays, complementing new manufacturing techniques such as 3D printing. In recent years, Scan2CAD introduced support for G-code, making it easier to go from an initial raster image to a finished, machined product. In this category, we’ll cover some of the new innovations in the field of CNC, and how the technology can be used on the journey from an initial drawing into a finished end product.

One of the key uses of CAD software is to produce drawings that will be used to operate CNC machines. Whilst CNC technology has been around for decades, it’s still evolving nowadays, complementing new manufacturing techniques such as 3D printing. In recent years, Scan2CAD introduced support for G-code, making it easier to go from an initial raster image to a finished, machined product. In this category, we’ll cover some of the new innovations in the field of CNC, and how the technology can be used on the journey from an initial drawing into a finished end product.

CNC Starter Kits

The Best CNC Kits for Beginners

CNC Starter Kits

Taking up CNC as a hobby enables you to make all manner of things in your own home—from tools and parts to personalized toys and gifts. It can, however, be an expensive undertaking, with CNC machines costing thousands of dollars. A…

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Multicolor 3D Printing

How Does Multicolor 3D Printing Work?

Multicolor 3D Printing

In recent years, the issue of how to make 3D-printed models in multiple colors has come to the fore. One of the major issues is that traditional extrusion methods rely on printing using single strands of filament. Though this technique has…

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Five Surprising New Innovations in CNC

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It might be tempting to think of CNC as an ‘old’ technology – early forms of CNC were developed in the early 1950s, and by the seventies, CNC machining had become widespread throughout the manufacturing industry. But despite the saying, you…

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