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Beckatt Solutions Announces Partnership with Re3dTech

  ELGIN, Ill. – April 12, 2017 – PRLog — Beckatt Solutions, aleading Chicago-area distributor of 3D printers, is pleased to announce a partnership with Re3dTech, an additive manufacturing service bureau in Grayslake, IL.  The partnership will help expand world-class, professional 3D printing to Midwest companies looking for industrial-grade 3D print service work.  Re3dTech plans…
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Designing for 3D Printing Part 2: Why 3D Printed Parts Warp and How to Stop It

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Designing for 3D Printing Part 1: 3D Printed Unit Tests and Tolerances

Posted on the Markforged Blog on August 16, 2016, by Alex Crease Welcome to our new blog series, Designing for 3D Printing (DF3DP). DF3DP is a blog series devoted to 3D printing tips and tricks to follow when using any 3D printer that will guide you through reducing costs, print time, and material while also…
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Best 3D Printer Materials: Carbon Fiber Edition

Posted on Engineering.com by Michael Molitch-Hou, on August 23, 2016 Contact us to learn about carbon fiber 3D printing options from EnvisionTEC and Markforged. “If the $7-billion 3D printing industry is going to grab a substantial share of the trillion-dollar manufacturing market, the technology will have to evolve both in terms of theprocesses themselves and…
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Markforged Mechanical Features #4 – Embedding Nuts in 3D Printed Parts for Hidden Fastener Strength

Posted on the Markforged blog on July 27, 2016 by Alex Crease MarkForged Mechanical Features [MMF] is a series of blog posts detailing best practices for designing common traditional engineering parts and mechanical features for composite reinforced 3D printing with MarkForged printers. Contact us for more information on Markforged 3D printers and applications for your…
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Markforged Mechanical Features #3 – Fiber-Reinforced Living Hinges Strong Enough to Stand On

Posted on the Markforged blog on June 15, 2016 by Alex Crease MarkForged Mechanical Features [MMF] is a series of blog posts detailing best practices for designing common traditional engineering parts and mechanical features for composite reinforced 3D printing with MarkForged printers. Contact us for more information on Markforged 3D printers and applications for your…
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Navigating Rough Waters with Markforged – A 3D Printed Kayak Rudder

Posted on the Markforged blog on July 11, 2016 by Nick Sondej Rob, owner of Superstition Machine Works sent Markforged this story of how he helped his friend Eric fix a critical component on the rudder of his kayak with a Markforged 3D printed part after the original crumbled and failed. Read the full story of how…
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3D Printing Tools & Fixtures: Hacksaw

Posted on the Markforged blog, 5/24/16 “Let’s ‘Cut to the chase’ – the Markforged Mark Two 3D printer can print incredibly strong carbon fiber parts.  Whether it be for space applications, search and rescue, or simply a need for tools and fixtures, this lightweight, carbon fiber hacksaw is a testament to what can be accomplished on…
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Markforged Mechanical Features #2 – Stronger Threads with Science

Posted on the Markforged blog. MarkForged Mechanical Features [MMF] is a series of blog posts detailing best practices for designing common traditional engineering parts and mechanical features for composite reinforced 3D printing with MarkForged printers. “Threaded components, holes and bolted connections are integral to a wide variety of engineering parts that you make and work…
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Markforged Mechanical Features #1 – Living Hinges with Bennett, a 3D Printed Part

Posted on the Markforged blog. “Welcome to the first edition of MarkForged Mechanical Features!  We get questions from customers on a regular basis asking for help integrating the mechanical features they’re accustomed to designing into 3D printed parts in order to take advantage of the functional strength of MarkForged materials.  To help spread this knowledge,…
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