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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.
Markforged makes industry-leading 3D printers for applications in engineering, manufacturing, product design and functional prototyping. Print metal, carbon fibre, high-temp fibreglass, fibreglass, Kevlar and more. Print parts, tools, and fixtures stronger than metal, or even in metal. The possibilities are endless, and the 3D printers are tried, tested and proven in industry. Quality is the Markforged difference. This is a brand you can rely on to deliver consistency every time.
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The Markforged Industrial Series True Bed is a replacement build plate for the Markforged X3, X5 and X7 3D printers.
A direct replacement for your 3D printer’s existing build plate, this brand new, OEM replacement build plate is made from G10 Epoxy composite. It has a flawless, flat surface for high-quality 3D printing and it’s easy to install - simply remove your old build plate, and clip the new replacement part into place. It’s as simple as that.
The product for sale on this page is a genuine OEM part. It can be installed immediately, or it can be saved as a spare in case the worst happens. We recommend replacing your build plate if it becomes scratched, marked, tarnished or otherwise damaged. A slight imperfection on the build plate’s surface can compromise the quality and consistency of prints. For heavy users, we also recommend having a spare build plate so that you can continue 3D printing should the original become damaged.
To find out more about the Markforged Industrial Series True Bed, contact us today.
Many 3D printers lay claim to being ‘industrial-grade’ but when you delve into their material list, rarely do you find anything more durable than nylon.
That’s where Markforged 3D printers differ. In the case of the Desktop and Industrial series 3D printers, these use nylon or Onyx as the base material (Onyx is a proprietary filament made by Markforged, it’s part nylon, part chopped carbon fibre). You can then reinforce prints with continuous strands of a stronger composite - carbon fibre, fibreglass, or Kevlar - to create truly industrial-grade prototypes and end-use parts.
For example, parts printed in carbon fibre are stronger than 6061-T6 aluminium. The Desktop series includes the Mark Two, Onyx One and Onyx Pro, and the Industrial series the X7, X5, and X3. There’s a printer for every application.
Then there’s the Metal X, Markforged’s greatest machine yet. This 3D printer utilises a process called ADAM (Atomic Diffusion Additive Manufacturing) to print parts in powdered metal surrounded by a plastic support. The parts are then sintered in a furnace externally to become solid. This enables you to manufacture metal parts with geometries and details that would be impossible with subtractive manufacturing processes.