Apr 25, 2016

Orbital Composites Advanced Carbon Fiber 3D Printing

Orbital Composites is a company which developed advanced carbon fiber and wire 3d printing with applications in space additive manufacturing. It should enable future missions to 3d print satellites and objects in orbit or to 3d print drones with carbon fiber structures.

Here is the interview with Orbital Composites Founder and CEO Cole Nielsen and presentation of their tech:

Orbital Composites homepage:


Coaxial extruder nozzle developed by Orbital Composites. It should deliver 10x increase in print speed. 

Coaxial extruder that can extrude carbon fiber,  plastic wire, solder epoxies and other materials.