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How do you decide what material is best for a manufactured part? This simple question has a complicated answer. An engineer must weigh criteria across several domains, including intended function, loading scenarios, work environment, production quantity, available manufacturing processes, and more. 3D printing is appropriate for some production applications, and less so for others. Here,

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The US 3D printer developer Markforged has entered a collaboration with MSC Software Corporation (MSC), a global leader in computer-aided engineering (CAE) simulation software and services. The aim is to deliver process simulation, performance modeling, and material analysis tools for Markforged 3D printers. Customers can already implement material analysis for the Markforged continuous carbon fiber and

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