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We are the 3D printing arm of a larger company called Express Group Ltd. Fixing printers since 1988, today we are a Specialist Parts Distributor and Experts in 3D Printing.
We take quality control very seriously, which is why we are audited for ISO9001:2015 certification, this helps ensure we provide great customer service.
3D printers have been in use in the manufacturing industry for more than thirty years, but it is only really in the last ten that the market has opened itself up to other applications on a large scale, such as mould making for investment casting and tooling. Applications are also emerging for the medical and dental fields.
All of which is to say, 3D printing is no longer constrained by manufacturing limitations or design complexity; and as a result, it is seeing incredible growth.
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For large end-use parts based in onyx complete with continuous strands of fibreglass, carbon fibre, Kevlar or HSHT fibreglass, the Markforged X7 is the printer for when precision and strength is needed. Offering superb strength-to-cost and strength-to-weight ratios as well as high impact resistance, this printer can create parts at a fraction of the cost of machining processes.
Introducing the Markforged X7 - the most powerful composite 3D printer on the market. This 3D printer offers uncompromised strength and precision, with industrial-grade mechatronics and breakthrough technologies which transcend those on the market today.
The X7 can print with Nylon or Onyx as the core build material, and can reinforce parts with Carbon Fiber, Fiberglass, Kevlar, High Strength and High Temperature Fiberglass. Parts that are reinforced with a composite can be as strong as 6061 aluminium.
Print Enormous and Hugely Detailed Parts
The large build volume of the X7 makes it ideal for creating large-scale parts that currently only metal machining processes can handle. With the ability to print parts up to 330mm in width, 250mm in depth and 200mm in height, the X7 offers designers and engineers are real-world alternative to traditional manufacturing techniques. And with a 50-micron print resolution, your parts will come out with a beautiful finish, perfectly capturing the contours, details and textures you design or scan for print.
Stunning Accuracy, Detail and Print Results
The X7 is the first desktop 3D printer of its kind to have in-process laser inspection, a feature which comprises a laser on the print head which scans your parts for dimensional accuracy mid-print, with a 1-micron accuracy. This feature ensures that your parts meet exact tolerances, something which is critical for end-use applications. In addition to this, the Markforged X7 has encoders on the print head for accuracy, silent stepper motors, and an enclosed chamber with a high-precision build plate to guarantee a high degree of part quality.
What People Say
“Our first Markforged printer paid itself off in less than 1.5 months and saved us over 81% versus machining.”
– Bill Hollingsworth, Dixon Valve
“The Markforged [X7] is a unique 3D printer that uses laser scanning to ensure pieces that come off the machine are precisely as ordered.”
– John Biggs, TechCrunch
Anyone can now benefit from 3D printing. It is more accessible than ever before and no matter your needs, there is a solution for you, whether you need a cheap printer for basic prototyping or a high-end printer for the economic production of parts and components.
We offer a wide range of 3D printers, we have taken the market leaders and done our best to give you the information you need to determine which 3D printer is right for you. We pride ourselves on guiding you through the process of choosing the right 3D printer, and we’re committed to helping you get printing as well.