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Infographic: When to 3D Print Parts with Metal or Strong Composites

Markforged composite printers uniquely embed continuous reinforcing fibers – carbon, fiberglass, or Kevlar® – to print parts up to 23 times tougher than ABS while Markforged metal printers fabricate stainless steel parts. Each printing technology leverages the advantages of additive manufacturing to create parts suited for different parts in the manufacturing process. By understanding their strengths, you can maximize the utility of high strength 3D printing in your operation. Check out the infographic below to understand when to 3D print your parts with metal and when to use strong composites. To understand more about when to use metal or composites, download our white paper on "Address More Manufacturing Challenges with Composite and Metal 3D Printing."

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