Stratasys announced two new 3D printers specialized for composite materials.
9T Labs announced a huge US$17M investment.
Vartega employs a patented chemical-based process to rescue carbon fiber waste from an eternity in the landfill.
We had a chat with Raise3D representatives to find out more about their latest 3D printers.
Ultimaker announced a significant update for their CC print core.
Raise3D announced a new desktop 3D printer designed for use with carbon fiber composite material.
Markforged is on a hot streak introducing new 3D printers.
This week, Markforged announced new additions to its 3D printing platform.
Anisoprint is developing a very powerful approach for 3D printing continuous carbon fiber.
9T Labs seems to be hiring a lot of new staff lately.
One of MakerBot’s clients demonstrated a very unusual method of using 3D printing.
Stratasys and Xometry announced an unusual agreement to collaborate on 3D print services.
Stratasys announced a new carbon fiber material for use in their F123 series 3D printers.
Electroimpact offers a continuous carbon fiber manufacturing solution that’s a bit different from other CCF 3D printers.
9T Labs seems to be hiring quite a few new positions.
Arris Composites, a leader in composites manufacturing, uses a new process they call “Additive Molding”.
After a chance call from a reader, I wondered about the apparent unavailability of carbon fiber reinforced 3D printer resin, and learned a great deal.
MakerBot announced the availability of a new nylon carbon fiber material for their METHOD series of 3D printers.
There’s a new industrial filament 3D printer in the works that could operate seven to nine times faster than conventional devices.
Supercar maker McLaren’s new Speedtail includes an unusual feature that might inspire some new 3D printed designs.
Why is composite 3D printing so important, and what role does Carbon Fiber play?
MakerBot announced a new version of their METHOD series that is specifically designed to 3D print strong carbon fiber parts.
A manufacturing-as-a-service company has developed a way to 3D print continuous carbon fiber in a production setting.
Researchers at Deakin University studying the chemical reactions that take place during the production of carbon fiber composites developed a method which dramatically cuts the time and energy required for these reactions.
Anisoprint has developed a new high temperature 3D printer that can also 3D print continuous carbon fiber. We found out how it works.
Is it possible to 3D print parts made from 60% continuous carbon fiber? There is, and we learned how it is done.
Essentium enters the high-temperature 3D printing business by introducing the HSE 180•S machine and high temp materials including nylon and PEEK.
ROBOZE announced an interesting deal for advanced 3D printing materials with SOLVAY to provide access to high temperature PEEK and carbon fiber filaments.
What options are available for 3D print materials containing long reinforcing fibers?
Jay Leno partners with Stratasys to enable a digital inventory and 3D printing approach to maintain his vast collection of vintage automobiles.
Desktop Metal announced a continuous carbon fiber 3D printer, the Fiber, which uses a version of the industrial AFP (automated fiber placement) process to produce very strong parts.
What kind of damage do carbon fiber filaments do to a 3D printer nozzle? How fast does damage occur? Experiments show a surprising result.
A major competitor of Markforged is Anisoprint, as it markets a powerful 3D printer capable of inserting continuous carbon fiber into prints.
What happens when two companies market continuous carbon fiber 3D printers? We think there will be competition between Anisoprint and Markforged.
3D printer farms aren’t a new concept — but the advantages of grouping together high-strength 3D printing units are growing. Markforged has just introduced its Print Farms offering. They describe it as “an economic way for customers to build metal and carbon fiber printing capacity with Markforged,” continuing: “The new packages allow customers to purchase… Continue reading Metal And Carbon Fiber 3D Printer Farms
While we recently reported that carbon fiber 3D printing is still in its early stages, we have also learned that development in the space is quickly progressing.
Anisoprint announced a 3D print material I’ve never heard of previously, Composite Basalt Fiber.
Polymaker announced a series of new materials, and offered some dramatic demonstrations of their capabilities.
Anisoprint announced an arrangement that should make their continuous carbon fiber 3D printer even better.
A startup is using magnetic fields to 3D print extremely strong objects.
3D-printing carbon fiber is now a mainstay of the additive manufacturing (AM) industry.
3DGence announced a new accessory for their popular INDUSTRY F340 professional 3D printer that provides for high flow rates.
Fiberthree is a German company producing several 3D printing products, but focusing mainly on materials.
Mark One has an interesting method of producing pure carbon fiber objects.
A paper from the University of Surrey details a new materials concept, but perhaps this could be done with advanced 3D printers.
Roboze has been focused on strength in offerings, and its latest move highlights the strength of a soft touch.
Royal DSM announced a new 3D printer filament that has an unusual statistic: lower carbon fiber.
Stratasys’ Vice President of Manufacturing provides insights into strong steps forward.
Stratasys developed a way for more of their clients to access high-end carbon fiber 3D printing.
Last week Stratasys announced some new 3D printers.
Anisoprint is a 2.5 year old 3D printer startup from Russia, who offer a true carbon fiber device.
3D printer manufacturer Markforged has introduced a couple of new machines that alters their product lineup considerably.
Recently a number of 3D print companies have announced what’s described as “carbon fiber” materials, but are these really as strong as carbon fiber?
Some 3D printers can print in carbon fiber, but this 3D printer is made from carbon fiber.
The rocket scientists at E3D-Online have been doing some rather interesting experiments with their soluble support material.
The new Mark X from Markforged includes a unique and very necessary feature.
Running a small product design and 3D printing business, shookideas.com, I receive questions about carbon fiber filament almost every week.
When the first 3D printer in space landed at the International Space Station (ISS), it could 3D print with ABS, the plastic found in LEGO bricks.
Hmm, my speculation about 3D Hubs’ intentions the other month seems to be continuing with their latest announcement of carbon fiber capability.
We first saw the MarkForged desktop 3D printer in San Diego 2014, where it surprised everyone with its ability to print carbon fiber. Two years later they’ve released the Mark Two.
German RepRap’s new Carbon20 printer filament is made from 20 percent carbon fiber and has several applications.
The number of very large plastic-extrusion technology 3D printers is increasing. Today we’re looking at the Cosine AdditiveMachine1, which definitely qualifies for that list.
Formfutura, makers of fine 3D printer filaments, has joined others in marketing a carbon fiber filament.
This week’s selection is a 3D printed bicycle kit by Stephan Schürmann / ColorFabb.
A European company has produced a hybrid nylon-carbon fiber filament that could shake things up.
Netherlands-based colorFabb introduced an incredibly powerful new 3D printer filament today, based on carbon fiber.
Our first look at the Mark One carbon fiber 3D printer was many month ago. Since then, they’ve improved it significantly.
We got a closer look at ProtoPasta’s unusual filaments at CES.
Mark Forg3D’s carbon fiber printer is a definitely a revolutionary concept, but that wasn’t the only feature that really impressed us. The other sleeper feature of the Mark One is its software. But wait, you say, every 3D printer includes software to drive the printer. That’s true, but Mark Forg3D’s software is cloud based.… Continue reading Implications of Mark Forg3D’s Web-Based 3D Print Slicing
We took a look at a surprise 3D printer unveiled this week: Mark Forg3D’s Mark One, after a year of secret development work. At a glance, it looks like any other personal-sized 3D printer, albeit with a very slick metal case. But then you look at what’s being printed. Carbon Fiber. Yes, this… Continue reading The Mark One Carbon Fiber 3D Printer