carbon fiber reinforcement

Markforged’s Larger, Faster 3D Printer Lands with First Customer, Phillips Corporation

It’s been a little under a year since Markforged announced the latest update to its continuous composite 3D printer line, the FX20. The system was described as the largest, quickest,…

3D Printing Announcements at Formnext 2021: Essentium, DeskArtes, Oerlikon & Urwahn

While there are obviously less attendees this year, Formnext 2021, taking place right now in Frankfurt and touted as the AM industry’s largest annual event, still welcomed over 600 exhibitors,…

Carbon Fiber 3D Printing, Part One

Since the 1970s, carbon fiber has been used as a comparatively inexpensive replacement for metals like titanium, due to its high strength-to-weight ratio and stiffness. For that reason, finding a…