carbon fiber filament

MakerBot Adds Carbon Fiber Filled Filaments to METHOD Series

With MakerBot’s most recent makeover, the Stratasys subsidiary promised new quality with its desktop 3D printers through the introduction of the METHOD and, later, METHOD X 3D printers. The company…

State of the Art: Carbon Fiber 3D Printing, Part Two

In the first part of our series on carbon fiber 3D printing, we really only just got started by providing a background on the material, some of its properties, and…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 3, 2018

On today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re giving you the rundown on some of the latest 3D printing stories to get you into the weekend. Sintratec has welcomed a new…

AFRL Researchers Successfully 3D Print High-Temperature, Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composite Parts

Together with researchers from the University of Louisville and NASA’s Glenn Research Center, the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) are looking into high-temperature polymer 3D…

OMNI3D and Kwambio Introduce New Specialized 3D Printing Materials

Polish company OMNI3D is known for its giant 3D printer, the Factory 2.0, which became available for purchase about a year and a half ago. What’s less talked-about, though, is that the…

colorFabb Presents a Highly Printable Nylon and Carbon Fiber 3D Printing Filament

Nylon is a difficult material to 3D print with, especially for extrusion-based systems. The material tends to warp with maddening frequency, and it’s one of the biggest culprits in regards…

3Dynamic Systems Introduces Ultra-High-Strength Carbon Fibre Filament

When it comes to improving the mechanical qualities of the objects we are able to produce with 3D printing, there’s no beating around the bush; enhancing the materials we use is…

CF-Nylon and Ultem 9085: 3D Printing Material Launches from 3DXTECH Promise Strength, Set to Continue Launching

Materials are a critical component of the 3D printing industry; without them, well, we’d be nowhere! Some suppliers stand out as head and shoulders above the rest, with a strong…

Two-Year-Old Proto-pasta Celebrates with a Pine-Scented Filament, a Holiday Gift Guide and More

Who doesn’t love that piney Christmas tree smell around this time of year? Now you can fill your 3D printing studio with the aroma, even if you’re nowhere near pine…

This Week 3D Hubs Partners with Proto-pasta for Boston Fab Fest Workshop

3D Hubs is growing and changing how 3D printing fans meet and make things. This includes sponsoring events that bring the 3D printing community together to learn specific practices in 3D…

German RepRap Releases Carbon20 3D Printer Filament, Offers Rigidity without Breakage

In the creative and often surprising world of design, engineering, art, and far more, success centers around great ideas that actually get to the drawing board and executed. And today,…

3DXTech Unleashes New High-Modulus Carbon Fiber PETG 3D Printing Filament

Doesn’t it seem as though it was just several months ago that we were limited to 3D printing objects in just two materials–PLA or ABS? It certainly does to me!…

ColorFabb Unveils New Carbon Fiber XT-CF20 3D Printing Filament

The 3D printing materials developers at Dutch filament manufacturer ColorFabb just unveiled a copolyester-based, carbon fiber composite material called XT-CF20, which includes 20% or more of the tough fiber material. Colorfabb…

Innovative Carbon Fiber ABS, PLA, & Nylon 3D Printing Filaments Coming Soon from 3DXTech

Material options within the 3D printing space have been expanding quite significantly over the past several months, as companies have begun to realize that the potential that 3D printing provides and…