Tag - carbon fiber

3D Printed Prosthetics

“If you can think it, you can make it” – that is basically how 3D printing works.  It starts with a thought that leads to a design and the printer does the rest.  What used to be complicated and require excessive prototyping time, can now be produced at a fraction of the time and cost.  Prosthetics are very unique to each individual; with 3D printing technology unique geometries can be easily achieved faster than ever. Students at Auburn University used [...]


Mark X Big Debut

The SEMA (Specialty Equipment Manufacturing Association) is an annual show, which features thousands of aftermarket automotive exhibits and takes place in Las Vegas Convention Center.  SEMA exhibits include but are not limited to; tire manufacturers, customer performance machine shops, celebrity appearance and so much more.  In 2013, SEMA celebrated their 50th Anniversary show and introduced the New Product Showcase to feature new equipment from a variety of industries.  At SEMA in 2016 the Mark X was introduced as an alternative method for [...]


Why 3D Printing?

Often times we come in contact with people that question the validity of 3D printers, after working with Markforged and understanding the Mark Two better, we are able to give people better answers.  For those that are skeptics of what 3D printing can do for their business here are some frequently asked questions and answers that might help. If you work in the manufacturing, engineering or production industry, do you often work with either CNC machines?  Do you work with [...]


Tooling and Manufacturing with 3D Printing

Solution for Tooling & Manufacturing Using only strong filaments that allows the right amount of durability and flexibility, the Markforged is revolutionizing manufacturing and engineering industries. Even small business owners with quick turnaround jobs have found the 3D printer to be “a perfect solution”. The first ever game changing 3D printer to print in carbon fiber filaments with reinforced strength of nylon making it 10x stronger than PLA or plastic 3D printed parts and more cost-effective than other machinable shop parts. Markforged [...]


The Mark Two Event

Join Us September 7th 11 AM to 3 PM We are celebrating the Mark Two from Markforged with our special guest speaker Veronika Tyukova. At our Newington location we will provide free lunch, giveaways and the demonstrations/tutorials will run at various times between the hours above.  All are welcome to join, please reserve your seat or contact us for more information.  Confirm your reservation by August 30th  [email protected] | 1-860-666-8573 The Mark Two is designed to maximize product output, manufacturing processes, while decreasing costs and time to [...]