Month: December 2019

Markforged Material Comparison at a glance

In the table below, you will find a quick comparison of some Markforged Composite Materals for high performance printing.

Carbon Fiber Fiberglass HSHT Fiberglass Kevlar®
Properties High strength-to-weight ratio, stiff Sturdy, cost-effective Sturdy, high heat deflection Tough, impact-resistant
Ideal Load Type Constant loading Intermittent loading Constant loading at high temperatures Impact loading
Failure Behavior Stiff until fracture Bends until fracture High energy-absorption until fracture Bends until deformation
Characteristics and Advantages Metal stiffness and lightweight strength Economical starting point, general-use fiber Keeps strength at high temperatures High deflection and impact resistance