Rapid Prototyping


Markforged talks about putting metal into the microwave

Create value with 90% efficiency. On the mechanical side, we create value with 20% efficiency. We’re like the internal combustion engine, and they’re electric cars. That was the way of the world. It needed to change.


Manufacturing has been reinvented by Markforged!

Thousands of customers later, their mission hasn’t changed: giving every Designer and Engineer the ability to create same-day strong, reliable parts.


Basic Fiber Filling Techniques for the Markforged software.

Each fill type has specific strength properties and we will demonstrate how to effectively utilize Concentric and Isotropic fill to strengthen different parts in different ways. Watch how now!


The Mark Two Secures a Firm Grip in Robotic Automation.

As soon as Dixon Valve unboxed their industrial strength Markforged 3D printer, they put it to work.

The Mark Two not only allowed to produce their robotic jaws quickly, but the material capabilities of the printer, including its ability to lay continuous strands of high-strength fibers into 3D printed parts, ensured reliability in a factory setting.


The Mark Two allows Arow Global to prototype in new ways.

The Mark Two has allowed Arow Global to simplify and expand prototyping and gave them the ability to rethink their design and manufacturing capabilities.


A Look at the Stunning 3D Printed Prop from the action packed ‘Ghost in the Shell’!

Several different 3D printing technologies and materials were used, including clear resin and black resin printed with a stereolithography (SLA) 3D printer. The lungs were 3D printed in nylon using a selective laser sintering (SLS) process, and the joints and armatures were 3D printed in steel to add stability and durability to the skeleton.


Mark X’s newest feature: Adaptive Bed Leveling.

Markforged is a company that likes firsts – they made their name with the first-ever FDM carbon 3D printer, the Mark One, and since then they’ve continued to introduce never-before-seen features with their subsequent releases.


SolidThinking Case Study: Mountain Bicycles and Additive Manufacturing

RBC’s goal is to use additive manufacturing (AM) technologies to create very high-end mountain bikes that are tailored to an individual’s weight, height, and riding style.

Although the team at RBC had considerable experience in additive manufacturing and developing products, it required multiple partnerships.


Lighter and stiffer architectural components with Inspire.

solidThinking Inspire does not only help to save time and to reduce weight and material: additional benefits, like fast learning curve, become obvious when compared to other solutions available on the market.


SOLIDWORKS Success Story: Markforged 3D Printers.

Markforged’s mission is to provide its customers with high strength parts, built right the first time.

In 2014, Markforged revolutionized 3D printing with the introduction of the world’s first carbon-fiber composite 3D printer.