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(EN) PARTcloud.net member: Nemanja Petkov

  • We would like to introduce our most active members on PARTcloud.net every two weeks. The goal is to find out more about them, but also to show our appreciation for their contribution.


    October 2017: Professor Nemanja Petkov





    1. Can you tell us a little bit more about yourself and your background?

    I work as IT professor at a high school in Slavonski Brod, Croatia. My hobby is programming and manufacture of CNC machines.


    I own several patents and one of them is universal USB liquid measurer.



    2. What software(s) do you use?

    I use Rhinoceros software for 3D modeling and Flamingos plugin for rendering.


    3. When and how did you start with 3D modeling?

    I am into 3D modeling since 2010 when I was given a task to make 3D parts for a CNC machine.


    4. What are your favorite modeling subjects/themes?

    My favorite subjects are machine parts/components (motors, sensors, electronics) and complete devices/machines.


    5. Are you also into 3D printing?

    I made once a small 3D printer and printed several small models.


    6. Is there any specific 3D model you are really proud off and why?

    My favorite 3D model is XYZ Machine, because it became a part of CNCSimulator. https://cncsimulator.info/



    7. As one of our most active members on PARTcloud.net, what do you find so attractive about it?

    I like the fact that you have wide range of subjects and categories available, but also a possibility to see what other members do and learn something new.


    8. What features in PARTcommunity/PARTcloud you would like to see in future?

    The portal looks good to me and I do not have currently any suggestions.


    9. Do you have any goals in future regarding 3D modeling?

    My goal is to continue with my specialization in 3D modeling and I always look forward to get into new projects.


    10. Do you have any other hobbies?

    Yes, I used to built my own electric guitars and gramophones.


    11. What advice would you give to beginners?

    My advice is to start with simple models first and less demanding softwares.