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Assembly aids and hand tools made easy

As you can see from the prototype stage video above engineers can now make assembly aids and simple hand tools very easily. The particular application you are looking at was developed by one of our customers to help with the assembly of their connectors in tight places, such as the engine bays of [...]

2018-09-17T11:56:03+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Case Study|0 Comments

3D printed and carbon fibre reinforced backpack mount

One of the best parts about working for an industrial strength 3D printing company is that you always have access to create strong and functional parts whenever an idea strikes. Over the past two years, there’s been a sharp rise in the prevalence of functional 3D printed parts showing up in our employees’ lives – [...]

2018-07-06T14:15:04+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Case Study|0 Comments

3D Printed Spare Parts for a Go Kart

Today, we embark on a new challenge: re-imagining this go-kart in 3D printed carbon fibre. This adventure is designed to push the limits of 3D printing. From the steering wheel to the steering knuckles, we will be removing individual components from the kart, modeling them in CAD, printing them on our Mark Two 3D printers, [...]

2018-06-04T18:07:10+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Case Study|0 Comments

3D printed and Kevlar reinforced abrasion protection for Skateboards

Skateboarding is a rough sport, on both the rider and the board. Both longboards (a subset of longer skateboards) and street skateboards (the type you’re probably used to seeing) suffer from edges splitting on impact as well as a phenomenon called “razor tail.” Razor tail happens because the kick tails (the two ends of the [...]

2018-06-04T13:49:26+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Case Study|0 Comments

How to reinforce a 3D printed saw using Carbon Fibre

Let’s “Cut to the chase” – the Markforged Mark Two 3D printer can print incredibly strong carbon fibre parts. Whether it is for space applications, search and rescue, or simply a need for tools and fixtures, this lightweight, carbon fibre hacksaw is a testament to what can be accomplished on the Mark Two. At Markforged [...]

2018-06-04T13:08:43+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Case Study|0 Comments