Markforged Mark Two 3D Printer

Location: The Shop

Access:  Assisted fabricationPrerequisite: Desktop 3D printer training.

File types: .stl

Materials: Nylon and fiberglass/carbon fiber
*Please note Bray has the Mark Two Standard Edition. Other Mark Two’s are capable of printing different materials.

Build size: 320 mm x 132 mm x 154 mm (12.6 in x 5.2 in x 6 in.)

Layer thickness: 0.1 mm (0.004 in.)

XY Accuracy: unknown

 

Setup

  • Run purge prints to ensure nylon prints correctly.
    • On the screen of the 3D printer, select menu (on the upper right corner)-> utilities-> test prints-> wet plastic purge print 

  • Once the purge line comes out smoothly, begin setup for print. 
  • Spread Elmer’s glue on the part of bed where you will print.
  • In the Eiger software, send your print directly to the 3D printer or add your print to the queue. 
  • Watch the machine for at least the first 30 minutes of your print to ensure that the printed material adheres to the bed and the object is printing correctly.