3D Print Success: Best Practice Design Guides & Video
Download our latest Design Guides for best practices to help you 3D print composite and metal parts for tooling (soft jaws, vice jaws), fixtures, and replacements. You can even print parts with complex geometries, such as shadows and holes. Markforged 3D printers like the Metal X work with a variety of materials, including composites (carbon fiber, fiberglass, Kevlar), stainless steels, tool steels (A2, D2, H13), superalloys (Inconel), and non-ferrous metals (copper, titanium).
- Design Guide for 3D Printing with Composites discusses material needs and behaviors, part design, continuous fiber fabrication, assessing properties of composite parts, fiber reinforcement, loading conditions, dimensions, surface area, overhangs, printer bandwidth, validating geometries, and more.
- Design Guide for 3D Printing with Metals discusses material selection, optimizing for printing, modifying overhangs to optimize supports, washing parts, reducing stress concentrations for sintering, machining and polishing sintered parts, and more.
To see 3D printing in action, view the Success in Additive Manufacturing featuring Humanetics video: 30-second overview or full 30-minute webinar.
Watch the 30 second Humanetics Overview
Watch the Success in Additive Manufacturing Webinar Featuring Humanetics
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