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Wärtsilä produces the world’s first 3D-printed CE-certified hoist

Here you can see the world's first CE-certified, 3D printed hoist that Wärtsilä has manufactured with a Markforged 3D printer! The hoist helps maintain engines on assembly sites worldwide and can lift a whopping 960 kg (with safety factor 4)! This is manufacturing redefined. 100.000 EURO SAVED WITHIN 8 MONTHS 75% WEIGHT SAVING [...]

2020-04-23T09:04:07+00:00 April 23rd, 2020|General|0 Comments

Higher machine capacities through 3D printing

Our customer Hockley Ltd specialises in the design and manufacture of composite tools, production and assembly tools, jigs/fixtures and a wide range of associated products for the automotive and aerospace industries. Backed by a forward-thinking board who believe in investment, the group has made several strategic purchases in the last 18 months. "We have [...]

2020-04-21T10:06:06+00:00 April 21st, 2020|General|0 Comments

Drilling around the corner is possible – with 3D printing

Our customer from Germany, Primetall GmbH, needs individual jigs for some components in order to clamp them on a laser welding machine. These jigs were previously made of aluminum and were very heavy and expensive to manufacture. In the process of some considerations, this jig was optimized with additive manufacturing, using a Markforged [...]

2020-03-12T13:45:16+00:00 February 27th, 2020|Case Study|0 Comments

Pure Copper – Now on the Metal X!

Pure Copper - Now on the Metal X! The next material for the Markforged Metal X is now available with copper. The special thing is that this copper is not an alloy, but a 99.8% pure copper with very high electrical and thermal conductivities. The material is therefore ideal for all applications that [...]

2020-02-17T13:13:19+00:00 February 17th, 2020|General|0 Comments

Markforged Achieves ISO 27001 Certification

Markforged Achieves ISO 27001 Certification Markforged is the first additive manufacturing platform to earn ISO 27001 Certification. Learn more about ISO 27001 Certification and our commitment to ensuring the privacy, confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the Markforged entire ecosystem: https://markforged.com/press-releases/iso-certification“We believe that every product and engineering decision we make has a security component to it, [...]

2020-02-06T13:49:32+00:00 February 6th, 2020|General|0 Comments

Guhring UK – Reduction of lead times through additive manufacturing

Guhring UK - Reduction of lead times through additive manufacturing “As we started looking at supplying smaller volume customers, it became an issue,” says Alan Pearce, PCD Production Supervisor at Guhring UK. Each piece of special tooling Guhring UK makes needs to first be designed and approved by the customer. Depending on [...]

2020-02-27T16:31:43+00:00 February 5th, 2020|Case Study|0 Comments

Wärtsilä Creates the World’s First 3D Printed CE-Certified Lifting Tool – Markforged

Wärtsilä Creates the World’s First 3D Printed CE-Certified Lifting Tool Here's the world's first CE-certified 3D printed lifting tool that has been developed by Wärtsilä using their Markforged printer! The tool helps with the maintenance of engines on site and can lift a whopping 960 kg (with safety factor of 4)! Another [...]

2020-03-04T10:38:49+00:00 February 4th, 2020|Case Study|0 Comments

Manufacturing reinvented

Manufacturing reinvented Capitalising on the benefits of 3D printing technology can drive down costs in manufacturing. With potentially limitless applications for plastic and metal printers modern manufacturing companies aren’t short of places to start. Throughout time, manufacturing companies have needed to adapt to survive and the 2020s are set to [...]

Markforged Industrial Carbon Fiber Printer Gets 2x Faster

Markforged Industrial Carbon Fiber Printer Gets 2x Faster Leading provider of industrial 3D printers dramatically increases the print speed without losing the company’s high-quality surface finish Markforged the leading manufacturer of metal and carbon fiber 3D printers, today announced Turbo Print for the X7 3D printer at Formnext. The new [...]

2019-11-19T17:56:02+00:00 November 19th, 2019|Tips and tricks for technology and design|0 Comments