Tag - durable

Streamline Machining

In just over two years, Markforged has expanded their 3D printers into the manufacturing environment, helping businesses increase capabilities, decrease time, save money and streamline machining processes.  In our most recent post, Determining the Value of 3D Printing, we broke down the concept of pricing comparison between 3D printing, CNC machining and injection molding to better exemplify the types of savings that can be achieved with 3D printing. One company that works with Markforged 3D printers, decided to test the abilities [...]


Stronger Alternative to ABS and PLA

Nylon, a stronger alternative to ABS and PLA printing. The stronger alternative to ABS and PLA printing.  For those who have printed using PLA (Polylactic Acid) relative strength, but mostly known for being the eco-friendliest plastic, however, most brittle. Printing in PLA is the most inexpensive way to go, but the quality matches the price.  Most prints cannot stand over 100 degrees and often during the printing process, PLA material is more likely to have inconsistencies due to its inability to withstand certain temperatures. Printing [...]


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 [...]