Customizable support structure | software update

It's finally available! One of the most requested requirements in our Eiger software was the selection of a customizable support structure. You can now freely design the support structures of your components in the Eiger software. In partial areas of geometries, the structure can now be removed and added as desired. This saves [...]

What to know before you buy a Markforged 3d printer

Before buying a 3d printer it is important to establish what you need from it. Some 3d printers are known for their ease of use and user friendliness, others for producing beautiful parts with a great surface finish, and others still for the strength of the parts they can print. Luckily, buying a Markforged [...]

Introducing Precise PLA

We are excited to announce the addition of Precise PLA to our material portfolio! Now it's even easier to create prototypes, develop custom tooling and manufacture parts for end users - all on one platform. What is Precise PLA? Precise PLA is Markforged's special version of one of the most common [...]

How is Additive Manufacturing Used Within the US Military?

How is Additive Manufacturing Used Within the US Military? How are the different branches of the US military using additive manufacturing? Here are some past and current additive manufacturing projects in the US Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines: Legacy Parts - On-Demand Manufacturing at the Push of a Button What happens when [...]

Reducing Dependencies on Supply Chains

Reducing Dependance on the Supply Chain Healthy supply chains have been the foundation of business life since trading began. But what happens if your supply chain is interrupted due to external influences? This can pose major challenges for companies. This guide from Markforged and Mark3D focuses on the supply chain management of the [...]

The Metal X – Gen 2 | World Premiere

Markforged Announces Metal X Gen 2, Next Day Metal and the X7 Field Edition New printers and software updates for "The Digital Forge" enable manufacturers to overcome challenges faster and easier than before. Watertown, Massachusetts - June 22, 2021 - Markforged, today announced three major enhancements to the platform: Metal X [...]

Machining Onyx with Guhring

Mark3D Partners with Guhring Ltd to Machine Onyx Mark3D UK has been asked a number of times – “can you machine Onyx and what are the results like”, so we set about finding out with the help of Guhring UK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality cutting tools. Ian Weston of [...]

MMF 1 – Film hinges 3D printing

MarkForged Mechanical Features [MMF] is a series of blog posts detailing best practices for designing common traditional engineering parts and mechanical features for composite reinforced 3D printing with MarkForged printers Welcome to the first edition of Markforged Mechanical Features! We get questions from customers on a regular basis asking for help integrating the mechanical features [...]

Metal 3D Printing Process in 3 Steps

Metal 3D Printing Process in 3 Steps A detailed look at the entire metal 3D printing process from design to functional metal part. Metal 3D printing unlocks an entirely new world of manufacturing capabilities for both technology and business. It eliminates the need for tooling spend, which reduces the cost per [...]