The 3D printing process builds a three-dimensional object from a computer-aided design (CAD) model, usually by successively adding material layer by layer, which is why it is also called additive manufacturing.
The term “3D printing” covers a variety of processes in which material is joined or solidified under computer control to create a three-dimensional object, with material being added together, typically layer by layer. In the 1990s, 3D-printing techniques were considered suitable only for the production of functional or aesthetic prototypes and a more appropriate term for it was rapid prototyping.
As of 2019, the precision, repeatability, and material range have increased to the point that some 3D-printing processes are considered viable as an industrial-production technology, whereby the term additive manufacturing can be used synonymously with “3D printing”.
One of the key advantages of 3D printing is the ability to produce very complex shapes or geometries, including hollow parts or parts with internal truss structures to reduce weight, and a prerequisite for producing any 3D printed part is a digital 3D model or a CAD file.
Mark Forge 3D printer X7
High Strength Material Printing:
Simplify critical assembly with:
Printing with carbon Fiber enables you to produce heat resistant fixtures. The unique properties of the materials create a high-strength-to-weight ratio for end-use parts.
The chemically resistant, non-marring properties of Onyx make it perfect for manufacturing environments.
This printer combines the benefits of fiber reinforcement for parts as strong as metal and the beautiful surface finish of Onyx.