Markforged, creator of the integrated metal and carbon fibre additive manufacturing platform, The Digital Forge, has announced its newest game-changer printer, the FX20, due to commence shipping in 2022.
Markforged is a market leader in the area of 3D printers and transforms manufacturing with 3D metal and continuous carbon fibre printers capable of producing parts tough enough for the factory floor. The Markforged Digital Forge brings the power and speed of agile software development to industrial manufacturing, combining hardware, software, and materials to eliminate the barriers between design and functional parts.
The new FX20 will be the biggest, fastest and most sophisticated 3D printer Markforged has ever produced. Together with Markforged’s state-of-the-art software and materials, the FX20 will transform the Digital Forge into a next generation additive manufacturing platform capable of printing high-temperature thermoplastics reinforced with continuous fibre at the click of a button. By printing high-strength, more accurate and higher performance parts, the FX20 will meet the needs of even the most demanding and regulated industries, such as aerospace, defence, automotive and oil & gas.
According to 3D Technology founder & CEO James Wall the capabilities of the new FX20 will generate significant interest amongst his Irish customer base. “Markforged are well established as one of the global leaders in the 3D printer space, and their continual pursuit of innovation with this latest printers is incredible. The benefits of the FX20 are going to raise a lot of eyebrows in the Irish manufacturing sector and we can’t wait to commence deliveries in 2022.”
Shai Terem, President and CEO of Markforged, has also made it clear that their latest printer is raising the bar once more amongst their competitors. “The FX20 is a beast of a machine and represents our commitment to providing innovative solutions to our customers to empower them to build anything they can imagine. The addition of the FX20 to the Digital Forge strengthens our leading position in the additive manufacturing market by enabling the robust production of lightweight, advanced composite parts. With this combination of hardware and software, our customers will be able to count on Markforged for production of the end-use, mission critical parts that are required to overcome the limitations of traditional manufacturing. This builds resilient and sustainable supply chains that extend directly to the point-of-need.”
The FX20 is expected to be shipping worldwide in the first half of 2022.
To learn more about the FX20 and the wider Markforged range contact 3D Technology Ltd via their website www.3dtechnology.ie