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Innovative Designs and Parts: Fiber Clamp

For our first Innovative part, we chose the ‘Fiber Clamp’, designed by Tim Lagosh, one of our applications engineers. Markforged winds the fiber spools under tension and if care is not taken during installation the fiber can spring and create a birds nest.  Tension is held on the spool with tape during shipping but when dealing with partial spools, the stickiness of the tape can be less effective after several uses. Tim’s clamp, with it’s elliptical profile can flex [...]


Our Promotional Giveaway

Nothing annoys me more than a useless promotional giveaway. Why bother? We’ve all been to seminars, demonstrations, and product launches where you are given ‘something’ that will sit on your desk taking up space.  One day you realize that the product that was launched, when you were gifted with this exquisite little inconvenience, has long been discontinued, and finally, you throw the damned thing out. Promotional giveaways can be as useful, yet mundane as a branded pen, notepad, or USB [...]