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Dunlop Systems and Components Saves Money with Use of Markforged Carbon Fiber 3D Printing
Metal and composite 3D printing manufacturer helps automotive manufacturing giant cut cost and time.
3D Printing Start-up Fortify Secures $10M in Series A Funding Led By Accel
The funding will support the launch of Fortify’s Discovery Partner Program and the growth of the Fortify team.
CRP Technology Debuts Windform FR1 From Family of Composite Materials
Composite material is a carbon fiber filled flame-retardant LS material that is rated V-0.
Impossible Objects Unveils Next-Generation 3D Printer, Partners with BASF to Bring Composite to 3D Printing
The CBAM-2 3D printing system delivers complex parts at production speeds and volumes, while partnership with BASF makes strong, heat-tolerant PA6-carbon fiber composite parts printable at scale.
Virtual Testing Software Made for Advanced Materials 
MultiMechanics MultiMech 19.0 offers increased performance of multiscale composite simulation.
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Editor’s Pick: Faster Composites Simulation Improves Predicting Carbon Fiber Performance
MultiMechanics MultiMech 19.0 composite simulation software specializes in finite element analysis of carbon fiber and other composites.
CoreTech System Releases Moldex3D R17
This new simulation solution is made for smart manufacturing in plastics molding.
LulzBot Expands Into High-Strength 3D Printing
The new HS (hardened steel) tool heads enable 3D printing of industrial-grade composites.
Ultimaker Launches Third-Party Industrial Material Options
Material profiles for DSM Novamid: properties similar to injection molding enabled by 10% carbon fiber; material profiles for Owens Corning XSTRAND filaments: strong mechanical and thermal properties enabled by glass-fiber reinforcement; and new Ultimaker print core CC Red 0.6: 3D printing with...
Optimize Composite Orientation
New advancements help better predict material, product performance.
MultiMechanics Named Finalist for Three Industry Awards
Mondial.Tech Startup Award, CAMX Award and Award for Composites Excellence all recognize innovation in startups and composites.
Stratasys Now Shipping Dedicated Carbon Fiber Edition 3D Printer
The new Stratasys Fortus 380mc CFE (carbon fiber edition), is designed to be an affordable industrial 3D printer dedicated to the rugged demands of running carbon fiber.
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Ramp Up Manufacturing Production with 3D Printing
3D printers can make tooling and fixtures that can save time and money when ramping up production lines.
Tests Show Strength of Tri-Mack’s Overmolded Thermoplastic Composite Hybrid Bond
The data helps validate the performance of hybrid composites, which are of particular interest in aerospace and other industries where the goals of lighter weight and lower cost are driving material innovation.
New Print Method Boosts Composites Strength
The Harvard team has decoupled fiber orientation from the print path using a rotational printhead that also generates a shear field as the ink is deposited.



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