Markforged Blog

  • We sent WIRED a printer to showcase the latest and greatest 3D printing technologies.

    The Onyx One in NYC: Markforged at the WIRED Store

    By on December 13, 2016

    In NYC and want to see our latest release, the Onyx One, in action? Stop by the Brookfield Place Mall this week! Since last Thursday, the Onyx One has been front and center at the WIRED Store showcasing the professional applications and end-use quality of our new product line. From portable speakers for adventurers to camera-enabled drones for the tech-savvy

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  • This 3D printed robot has an airfoil as a blade.

    Markforged Dominates in Robot Combat

    By on December 9, 2016

    Inspired by the material capabilities of our high strength 3D printer, I decided to give the world of combat robotics a shot and enter a Markforged antweight combat robot into Mass Destruction, a local competition held a few weeks ago at Artisan’s Asylum that Markforged sponsored.

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  • Now the part is printed out and ready to go!

    Efficient Fiber Routing Techniques Part 2: Advanced Routing Options

    By on December 7, 2016

    Editor’s Note: This is Part Two of a series on efficient fiber routing techniques using the Markforged 3D printer. If you are unfamiliar with the printer and are interested in learning more, please contact us here. To get up to speed with efficient fiber routing techniques, feel free to read Part One here! Advanced Fiber Routing Techniques Designing for 3D

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  • Reinforcing 3D Printed Parts with Efficient Fiber Routing: Part 1

    By on December 1, 2016

    Our high strength 3D printers give you two different fiber fill strategies for reinforcing 3D printed parts: Isotropic Fiber or Concentric Fiber. You can apply these two options globally in the Part View page, or on a layer by layer basis in the Internal View page. The unique reinforced 3D printing process gives users a range of reinforcement tactics to choose from: each fill type has its own strengths and weaknesses, which we describe below.

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  • These wheels were cast for a 30 lb robot.

    Gaining Traction with Markforged: Overmolding and Casting 3D Printed Wheels

    By on November 29, 2016

    Charles Guan is a MIT Mechanical Engineering graduate and former MIT machine shop & design instructor. He’s also the builder of the robot Overhaul on ABC’s BattleBots. He works as a engineering consultant in robotics and transportation, and is sponsored by Markforged to compete in BattleBots and other robotics competitions. Check out his website and Equals Zero Robotics for more!

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