Engineering

Markforged FX20 Features and Specifications Revealed

In July, we covered the introduction of the Markforged FX20, an all-new 3D printer described by Markforged as the “biggest, fastest and most sophisticated 3D printer” they make. Markforged kept tight-lipped about specs, simply saying the FX20 would be “capable of printing high-temperature thermoplastics reinforced with continuous fibre at the click of a button”. This led …

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Formlabs Announces Exciting New Engineering Materials

Formlabs has today announced 3 new resins for the Form 3 3D printer line-up. The resins – Rigid 10K, Rigid 4000, Draft Resin (updated formula) – offer outstanding performance and cover a wide range of potential applications. Here’s what you need to know: Rigid 10K – Ideal for short production runs – Suitable for industrial …

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Engineering Remotely: Maintaining Productivity With Formlabs 3D Printers During Lockdown

As people across the UK adapt to a new way of working during, businesses are looking for ways to maintain productivity and drive innovation while keeping employee safety at the forefront.  This is where desktop 3D printing fits in. With the right home setup, workflow and additive manufacturing technology you can maintain productivity and adapt …

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How One 3D Printed Part Saved a Tool Manufacturer £26,000 Per Year

Identifying opportunities for improvement on the production line is never a one-off exercise. As manufacturers increase their output, they are forced into a continuous cycle of improvement to keep quality high. One of the bottlenecks manufacturers face is the equipment they use itself. Whether we’re talking about milling machines, lathes, drilling machines, ironworkers, blowing machines …

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3D Printing in Engineering Education with Morrison Tech and Formlabs

Morrison Tech, formally Morrison Institute of Technology, is one of the leading engineering and computer science educational institutions in Colorado. They recently dispatched of their last manual drafting table, and in doing so, created a fully digital learning environment. Part of this includes 3D printers. The institution’s president, Chris Scott, has been with them since …

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