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Technical Specs
Build Size: 300 x 152 x 154mm

Accuracy: Parts within +/- .200mm

Layer thicknes: 0.100mm-0.200mm

Materials: Onyx, Nylon, Carbon Fibre, Fiberglass, Kevlar & HSHT Fiberglass.

Colours: Black and White

Twice the strength of steel & 1/5 of the weight. 75x stiffer than ABS and 60x stronger, which can operate in environments up to 200°C.

CFF Composite printing

Continuous Fibre Fabrication (CFF) composite materials are ideal for end-use parts with superior stiffness, weight & strength.
Our Composite based machine prints in the same way as FDM but can also print with fibre, embedding it in the infill of parts. Carbon fibre reinforced filaments offer stronger, sturdier and more lightweight parts than polymer materials.
Carbon fibre printed part

How can composites be used?

There are many ways to use composites from End-Use parts to Jigs & Fixtures, contact us to find out more.
3D printed end use part
End-Use Parts
CFF uses industrial quality materials and allows for an exceptional finish, that put 3D printed parts on a similar level to injection moulding or CNC machined parts.
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Jigs & Fixtures
CFF prints are rigid and dimensionally accurate, making them suitable for low volume production of brackets, mounts, inspection fixture and other engineering grade applications.
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Unparalleled Strength
Laying continuous carbon fibre reinforcement into the part adds strength and stiffness whilst keeping the parts low on weight, making it a viable alternative to some metals.

Base Materials

Onyx printed parts


Our composite base material. Onyx is a chopped carbon fibre filled nylon that yields accurate parts with superior surface finish. Few materials have the versatility of Onyx; it offers high strength, toughness and chemical resistance when printed alone. It can also be reinforced with Continuous Fibres to yield Aluminium-strength parts. 
nylon printed components


Nylon is an unfilled thermoplastic. It’s a non-abrasive material that is great for ergonomic surfaces and workholding for pieces that are easily marred. It can be easily post-processed, painted or dyed. It is inexpensive, lightweight and low strength. It is perfect for functional prototyping and pairing with fibres.

Fibre reinforcement

carbon fibre material
Carbon Fibre
Ultra-high-strength Continuous Fibre. Carbon Fibre is the go-to fibre reinforcement as it’s a very solid all-rounder. When laid into a Composite Base material like Onyx, it can yield parts as strong as 6061-T6 Aluminium, but at half the weight. It boasts very high stiffness and strength, and can be automatically laid down in custom infill patterns.
fibreglass material
Entry-level Continuous Fibre. This material is capable of yielding parts 10x stronger than ABS when laid into a Composite Base material like Onyx. Fibreglass is the low-cost alternative compared to Carbon Fibre and offers more flexibility but at a slice of the strength. Perfect for medium strength tooling.
kavlar material
Kevlar is a specialised Continuous Fibre known for its energy absorption and extreme toughness. When laid into Onyx or Nylon, it yields extremely impact-resistant parts that are nearly immune to catastrophic failure (fracture). It’s perfect for use in parts that are in demanding environments or are subject to repetitive loading, such as stamps or press brake punch and dies.
hash fibreglass material
HSHT Fibreglass
High Strength High Temperature (HSHT) Fibreglass is defined by two characteristics: high strength (comparable to 6061-T6 Aluminium) and strength in high temperatures. Though not as stiff as Carbon Fibre, Onyx parts reinforced with HSHT are strong at both low and high temperatures, going up to around 200 °C. As a result, HSHT reinforcement is best used for parts in high-temperature environments like moulds, autoclaves, and exhausts.
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