The adaptive manufacturing platform that connects part design, production, and inspection with a powerful AI.
The Future of Adaptive Manufacturing
Closed Loop Fabrication
Blacksmith will enable Markforged 3D printers to account for all variables that can affect a part through closed loop processing – changing how future parts are printed based on scans of previous prints.
Fleet Insights in Every Print
As Blacksmith leverages federated learning with the world’s largest fleet of connected 3D printers. Manufacturers will be able to print the right part every time bringing resiliency and agility to their supply chains.
Adaptive manufacturing technology will expand beyond the X7, enabling corrective actions from Metal and Composite printers.
How Blacksmith for X7 Works
1. Calibrate Machine
The onboard laser micrometer scans an OEM certified artifact to field calibrate the X7, enabling unparalleled printer consistency and scan accuracy.
2. Print & Scan Part
As you slice a part, Eiger’s patented intelligent scanning algorithm creates an integrated scan toolpath. The X7 scans the part while printing and creates a point cloud of dimensional data.
3. Analyze Data
Blacksmith compares the point cloud measured during printing to the design file, generating a detailed error field for the part and overlaying it on the initial STL.
4. Generate Report
Eiger presents this error field in an easily parsable online report. Using these tools, you can set tolerance limits, compare different prints of the same part, and browse a centralized scan library of print quality data.
Turnkey Industrial 3D Printing
X7 prints parts stronger than machined aluminum for a fraction of the cost.
Experience exceptional surface finish, built-in inspection, and reliability with the X7.
3D Printing Software – Eiger
Featuring an easy-to-use interface, automatic version control, real-time fleet management, and cloud-based collaboration, Markforged Eiger is the world’s most advanced 3D printing software. Eiger is available in three configurations: browser based, desktop application with local storage, and fully offline.