Markforged Blog

  • Markforged in the Classroom: Using 3D Printing in Education

    By on January 13, 2017

    Writer’s Note: Alex Larson is an Applied Technology teacher at Palatine High School. He has been teaching Project Lead the Way (PLTW) courses for 9 years. Project Lead the Way is a STEM based curriculum that is now internationally experienced by students ranging from Kindergarten through 12th grade. It exposes students to cross curricular STEM education to improve the success

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  • Eiger Software Update: Internal Concentric Fiber Reinforcement

    By on January 11, 2017

    You asked and we delivered: with our latest Eiger update we introduce internal feature reinforcement for Concentric Fill. This feature both gives users more versatility in reinforcement and reduces fiber usage, so we’ll go into how it can be used efficiently below. If you’re unfamiliar with how Concentric Rings affect your part, check out our Effective Fiber Routing blog post.

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  • Markforged at CES 2017: Breaking Grounds in High Strength 3D Printing

    By on January 6, 2017

    Here at CES 2017, we are one among thousands of tech companies showcasing new products. On display we have the many products we’ve released in 2016: the Mark Two, the Mark X, and the Onyx Series. Our booth is filled with displays of high strength 3D printing: a Ducati laden with strong 3D printed parts, lightweight carbon fiber drones, and many more

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  • Happy Holidays from Markforged: A Look Back on our Success This Year

    By on December 22, 2016

    Download the Markforged snowflake ornament here. This year we set out to remove the multiple barriers between design and a final product and enable engineers to create finished parts using the right materials for the job. With three major new printer lines and two new material launches, we enabled customers to print strong-as-metal, professional parts. We’ve exponentially expanded our reach

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    Designing a 3D Printed Tesla Turbine – Part 1

    By on December 16, 2016

    Introduction Welcome to a two part mini-series on retrofitting a Tesla Turbine with Markforged parts. These blogs are application engineering in its purest form; we’ll be using techniques defined in previous instructional blog posts to design and print this part. By the end, we’ll hopefully have a functional Tesla Turbine with Markforged parts, capable of spinning at extremely high speeds. In the

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