Composites

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Onyx

Onyx

Already 40% stiffer than ABS, Onyx provides the foundation for Markforged’s 3D printed composites. It can be printed on its own or reinforced with any of our four continuous fibers.

Continuous Fibers

Markforged is the first company to offer 3D printed continuous fibers, enabling composite parts robust enough to replace machined metal.

FAQ

What is a composite?

Composites are parts made up of  more than one material that, when combined, have
synergistic properties different from the original materials. There are two main
components of composite parts: a matrix and a reinforcement.

What is CFF?

Continuous Filament Fabrication (CFF) is the method with which fiber reinforced
composites are 3D printed. Continuous fibers are extruded layer-by-layer similarly to
FFF processes.

What types of composite materials can Markforged print?

Markforged offers four reinforcement fibers: carbon fiber, fiberglass, Kevlar, and HSHT
fiberglass.

Can I print using only fibers?

Just as carbon fiber are always laid with a matrix, so are our fibers. Our reinforcement
fibers are 3D printed with Onyx during the printing process to ensure optimal mechanical
properties, accuracy, and surface finish.

Compatible with our desktop and industrial series 3D printers.
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