John Kreisher

Founder @ Cubik 3D Printing. I'm passionate about additive manufacturing, whether in prosthetics, art, bioprinting, or advanced end-use parts.

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Engineering

How to Make a CNC Drawing

Before the days of CNC, machinists made parts purely based on 2D drawings. We’ve come a long way since then, and now the drawing is much less important to the process of actually cutting material, thanks to precise 3D modeling and CAM programs. If you’re using Fictiv’s CNC service, you don’t need to upload a […]

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Mechanical Design

Enclosure Design 101

While the power of a hardware product comes from its internal components, a product is typically recognized by its enclosure, the outer shell that encloses electronic products, making them appealing and user-friendly. In this post, I’m going to walk you through the steps for designing a basic enclosure, using the design of a IoT plant […]

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Mechanical Design

Your Prototyping Toolbox

There are a ton of different tools available for prototyping hardware. But how do you know which tool is the right one at any given time? One of the main properties we look at to determine whether or not a tool is appropriate for a given design phase is repeatability. Repeatability refers to the ability […]

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Engineering

4 Fundamental Objectives of Prototyping Hardware

When you set out to prototype a new hardware product design, it might seem like there are an overwhelming number of features to test and develop. You want your product to be the best it can be, but the path to get there from a great idea isn’t always clear. While prototyping hardware is a difficult and […]

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