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Originally Posted by fwd-bwd
Found this on their FAQ page:
Q: I usually see composite parts that are made from woven sheets. How do you print with a weave?
A: The Mark One™ does not print with a weave, it deposits layers of unidirectional composite in a user-defined orientation that can be specified by layer. In general, unidirectional composites have a higher strength-to-weight ratio in the preferred fiber orientation than composites made with woven fabrics.
I was thinking it would have to pultruded CF... I've looked into pultruded CF tubes in the past when I was silly and thinking of trying to build a bike frame out of it as my first try.
Timeshare buy anyone?
A good question also would be what's the material/energy cost.
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