3D Printing

3D Printing for Production: Tooling, Calibration, Jigs, Inspection Fixtures, and Spare Parts

Additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is poised to change the world of manufacturing. While it may not replace high-speed production processes such as injection molding or metal stamping in the short term, 3D printing for production has earned a place in three specific areas of manufacturing where it increases productivity, reduces costs […]

2020-01-11T15:35:12-08:00January 19th, 2018|3D Printing|

Propelling the Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

Many industries will experience digital transformations in the next few years, but no industry will be as profoundly affected as the manufacturing industry. Manufacturing will eagerly adopt new transformational technologies that will affect accepted ideas about what constitutes manufacturing. To at least get to grips with the basics of digital transformation and the role that […]

2020-01-11T15:35:13-08:00December 30th, 2017|3D Printing, Manufacturing, NxRev|

3D Printing vs. CNC Machine: Which is Better?

Throughout history, there has been a variety of methods used to manufacture custom parts. Today, the most common methods used are 3D printing and CNC machine. Both utilize computer numerical control (CNC), which developed from traditional milling methods after WWII. While 3D printing has some major breakthroughs in the last few years, CNC machine is […]

2017-11-06T14:05:18-08:00October 19th, 2016|3D Printing, Product Comparison|

The Mark X 3D Printer: Bigger, More Precise, Built In Quality Control

The Mark X 3D printer from Markforged has just been released. And it’s a doozy! The Mark X expands on the capabilities of the Markforged family by printing larger parts, in higher resolution, with built-in quality controls….

The Mark X 3D printer improves on the Mark 2:

  • Print Volume is 2.5X bigger at 13.0” x […]
2020-01-11T15:35:21-08:00October 5th, 2016|3D Printing|

Mark Two Printing Material: An FAQ

Since it debuted on the market, the Mark Two 3D printer has been redefining what people expect from 3D printed objects.

The MarkForged machine prints plastic parts, which can be reinforced with three types of material: carbon fiber, Kevlar, and fiberglass. This allows users to create working prototypes and high-quality end-use products – a huge […]

2019-09-03T14:55:02-08:00April 26th, 2016|3D Printing|