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ORNL & Clayton Homes are 3D Printing a Home & Car That Share Energy with One Another

After two years of covering news related to the 3D printing industry, it’s very seldom that I get overly excited about a particular story or a project. With that said,…

Poznań Student Uses 3D Printing to Create a Carbon Fiber Printing Robot

In the 1960s a material called carbon fiber really began to show its potential in the creation of ultra strong, ultra light parts which were utilized by companies such as…

3D Printing & Carbon Fiber Join Forces in Creation of Unique Quadcopter

When quadcopter enthusiast describe their relationship with the little machines, words like ‘addiction’ almost always seem to come to the surface. Combine that with the alluring call of 3D printing’s…

MarkForged Releases Benchmark Data for Their Line of Carbon Fiber, Kevlar, Fiberglass, and Nylon Filament Formulations

The Mark One 3D printer from MarkForged prints in carbon fiber, Kevlar, fiberglass, and nylon formulations. With a build volume of 320 x 132 x 160 mm, it makes use of…

Perceptron’s New ScanR Scanning System Ideal for Capturing Reflective and Carbon Fiber Materials

Perceptron, Inc. has spent the last 20 years pioneering and refining the use of laser scanners for applications on portable, and fixed, coordinate measuring machines. Now with the ScanR, what…

Orbital Composites to Make 3D Printing 100 Times Faster Using Carbon Fiber, Fiber Optics, Injection & More

Every so often there comes along a startup which somehow remains under the radar for one reason or another. This is especially true within the 3D printing space. Last month…

Impossible Objects Receives $2.8m Investment to 3D Print with Kevlar, Fiberglass & Carbon Fiber

Impossible Objects is, even for the 3D printing world, apparently doing the impossible. The focus of the company is to create the world’s first composite 3D printed objects, using an…

3DXTech Offers New Carbon Fiber-Reinforced PLA and ABS Filaments, 3DXMax CFR

Traditional 3D printing materials such as PLA and ABS are incredibly useful, but they do have limited technical capabilities as a result of the structures of the polymers themselves. But…

World’s First Carbon Fiber 3D Printer, The Mark One, Opens its Doors for Pre-orders

Today MarkForged announced that they have begun taking pre-orders for their Mark One 3D Printer. For those that aren’t familiar with the printer, it is the first 3D printer that…

Details Emerge on The Mark One Carbon Fiber 3D Printer: Prints using continuous fibers in user defined unidirection

Just last week, we wrote about the world’s first carbon fiber 3D printer, the Mark One.  Upon the announcement there were a plethora of questions concerning the groundbreaking new technology. This…

World’s First Carbon Fiber 3D Printer Announced, The Mark One

This is the week of the SolidWorks World 2014 in San Diego, Ca, and so far there have been quite a few pretty groundbreaking announcements from the convention. Last night…