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White Paper: Composite & Metal: Complementary 3D P…
COMPOSITES & METALS: COMPLEMENTARY 3D PRINTING Manufacturing is an ecosystem in which each technology fills a specific niche. Both composite 3D printing and metal 3D printing are valuable resources—they can be used to affordably and efficiently produce many of the low volume, high-strength parts critical to the production line. In this paper, we’ll discuss how two high-strength technologies can work together to facilitate affordable and effective manufacturing - from tooling inserts to conformal workholding. DOWNLOAD

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Stanley Black & Decker Manufactures Low Volume, Co…
Case Study Stanley Black & Decker Engineers from Stanley Black & Deckeraresearching for a cost-effective way to manufacture low volume, complex parts. After exploring metal 3D printing technologies, Stanley Black & Decker chose Markforged's new Metal X additive manufacturing technology to produce reliable, 3D printed production parts and slash their capital costs and lead times. Download the case study to analyzethe part and performance comparison from Stanley Black & Decker's original parts versus the parts printed on the Metal X 3D printing system. You'll see why their engineers believe they can save thousands of dollars per year on just one 3D printed part, while replicating the part quality and reliability they expect from machined parts. Download

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Markforged Metal X Part Examples
Markforged has published some gorgeous Metal X printed part examples with material cost in US dollarsand the layer resolution the part was printed at. Lower resolution yields a faster print. Very exciting stuff! Sprocket - $12.56 80m Request Demo Bracket - $33.51 50m Injection Mold Cavity - $45.93 50m Metal X is destined to be a game-changer. If you would like a quote please contact us.

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Markforged In-Process Inspection Overview
Laser on print head scans prints for precise dimensional inspection Scan at any layer during printing Compare to design, Go/No-Go decisions Scan Accuracy: 1 um, Z-axis 50 um, X-/Y-axis Available on Mark X and Metal X Printers Request Demo

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Markforged Metal X Webinar Recording
This April 25, 2017 webinar introduction of the Markforged Metal X 3D Printer had over 2000 attendees. The Markforged Metal X printer and ADAM process is a game changing technology that will have significant impact on the production of metal parts, tools, and molds. Not only lower cost, the Metal Xenables designers to rapidly explore, develop, and produce quality metal parts.The significance of weight reducing internal structures, previously unavailableto the extent the Metal-X process offers,should not be underestimated. For tool and die shops the Metal-X is a hands-off workhorse machine that increases productivity and capability with ease. For North Americaninjection molders, Metal-X is a huge opportunity to diversify customer base providing tooling inserts forMaster Unit Die. The ability to go from design to delivery of thousands of parts in a few days will be a highly valued service in great demand. To get a better understanding of Markforged Metal X watch thewebinar ; Introducing…

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Markforged - Build Volume Matters?
Build volume is a concern especially for industrial fixturesand prototypes. Companies often will spend $100,000's of dollars for larger build volume 3D printers. I created an example of how to design custom dowel connectors that will fit snuggly between joined parts. With an application of glue or epoxy the joints will be stronger than the rest of the part. For this example I used with permission a slice of part designed by Saber Bytes Robotics for their First Robotics competition that I had previously printed; I started by designing a simple shape that could be scaled to fit differentsize part in the future; While the printing material, Onyx, has chopped carbon fiber so the walls provide sufficient strength for the connector, I added some strands of continuous fiber for an even stronger demo; Next in CAD you need to drop the connector into the part in the location the partwill be split for printing to subtract and create a space.In order to ensure snug fitof the connector, I enlarged…

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Designing For 3D Printing: Markforged Webinar Marc…
WEBINAR: Designing for 3D Printing: Making the Most of Additive Manufacturing Just like any other manufacturing method, 3D printing has its own set of unique design practices. In our latest webinar we go back to the basics. While Markforged products produce 3D printed parts comparable to aluminum, these fundamental design practices for 3D printing still apply. We'll cover why 3D printed parts warp, designing unit tests, and more so that you can efficiently design your parts for printing. Join Markforged for a live webcast on Tuesday,March21 from 11am to 12pm (EDT) to learn more. Kelcom 3D division is anauthorized reseller Markforged 3D printers and provider of 3D printing services in Windsor-Essex, Chatham-Kent, London - St.Thomas, Kitchener-Waterloo, andSarnia, Ontario.

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How Strong are Markforged Parts?
Parts printed on a Markforged printer can be designed to have the flexural strength of aluminum and tensile strength of steel. They can be stronger than 6061-T6 aluminum by weight and up to 1/3 the strength of the best carbon fiber composites made today.Performance data(included on data sheets) was collected from 3-point bend testing on an Instron universal testing machine in the preferred fiber orientation. The performance capabilities can be seen in the below graph with a comprision across the Markforged materials, as well as aluminum and printed ABS: MarkForged’s missionis to bring high strength 3D printing to everyday engineering. Offering the world’s only 3D printing systems capable of automatically reinforcing engineering plastics to aluminum levels of performance and beyond, MarkForged enables every business to easily manufacture parts with structural strength right on the desktop. REQUEST DEMO

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