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Can you break a 3D printed part?

Can you break a 3D printed part? [Video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmuC5ysw_v0   Can you break 3D printed components? Most people still think of toys or just-for-fun parts when they hear the words "3D printing". Some think of prototyping, but modern 3D printing has gone far beyond that. High-strength components, robotic grippers, assembly [...]

Jet Dragster Racing [Video] with 3D Printed Parts

Jet Dragster Racing [Video] with 3D Printed Parts Not many machines can reach 280mph in five and a half seconds - but for Larsen Motorsports, this is the norm. These jet powered drag racing cars are marvels of precision engineering, and can reach incredible speeds in a quarter of a mile. Part of [...]

Hollywood Propmaster [Video] 3D Printing with Markforged

Hollywood Propmaster [Video] 3D Printing with Markforged Thingergy is one of the most in-demand Hollywood prop shops in the industry, and has worked on countless prestigious projects including Star Wars: Kenobi, The Umbrella Academy, Stranger Things, Westworld, and more. In this 6 minute video, self-titled “Big Cheese” at Thingergy Frank Ippolito shows off [...]

BattleBots Valkyrie [Video] Using 3D Printed Parts

BattleBots Valkyrie [Video] Using 3D Printed Parts This 3D printed robot Valykrie is a 250 pound combat machine for the TV show BattleBots on the Discovery and Science Channel. Inspired by a stealth jet, this robot utilises an under-cutting blade weapon that spins at 250 miles per hour, with the blade weighing [...]

Fibre Override Sketching – New Eiger Tool

Fibre Override Sketching - New Eiger Tool One of the greatest strengths of Markforged technology is the ability to reinforce 3D printed objects with secondary materials, such as fibreglass, carbon fibre and Kevlar. These continuous fibres – as opposed to chopped fibres – give printed objects more rigidity and strength than traditional [...]

Mark3D UK is expanding – new office

Mark3D UK is expanding - new office The team has spent the last few weeks moving into a new, purpose-built facility to fully showcase and support Markforged Digital Forge. We now have a new, larger demonstration area for the ever-growing range of machines with many samples of customer applications. We also [...]

Tech tip: Setting different settings packages within a component

Tech tip: Setting different settings packages within a component Reasons & Advantages Composition of a setting package How do I proceed? (step-by-step instructions) The final component Reasons & Advantages When it comes to 3D printing, it is always necessary to optimize the settings for the production of [...]

Manufacturing mechanically and thermally resilient components with industrial 3D printing

Manufacturing mechanically and thermally resilient components with industrial 3D printing Choosing the right 3D printing material is also particularly important in additive manufacturing! Which technical properties are particularly important for my application? What do the terms bending strain and bending stress as well as tensile strength mean? How important are chemical, mechanical, [...]

iAero Centre announces Major Additive Manufacturing Collaboration

An exciting new five-way collaboration agreement provides access to state-of-the-art additive manufacturing technology for the aerospace and high-value manufacturing sector in the South West of England. YEOVIL, UK – 4 November 2022 Offering a unique environment in which talent, creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation within SMEs can flourish, the iAero Centre in Yeovil [...]

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