[ Read the Article: Carbon Fiber Becomes The Next Medium For 3D Printing ]
A startup called MarkForged is taking 3D printers to the next level using carbon fiber. Why? Because carbon fiber is stronger, that’s why. They wanted to overcome the strength limitations of other 3D printed materials that have been created. The MarkForged website says that “now you can print parts, tooling, and fixtures with a higher strength-to-weight ratio than 6061-T6 Aluminum. Now that’s pretty strong.