Cognitive Design Systems understands that lightest does not equal optimum and not all 3D prints are manufacturable.
Hyperganic’s New Simulation Tech
Hyperganic announced a new and very speedy 3D simulation technology.
Markforged Links Slicing and Simulation
Markforged announced a very useful new feature for their Eiger software platform.
Design of the Week: 3D Printed Wind Tunnel
This week’s selection is the 3D Printed Wind Tunnel by Danny Goiri.
Unusual 3D Printed Application for Oil and Gas Research
A unique application for 3D printing has been developed by a student at Texas A&M.
Book of the Week: An Introduction to Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis
This week’s selection is “An Introduction to Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis” by J. N. Reddy.
Fusing High Performance and Manufacturability with SDfM
As virtual simulation advances, innovation gets faster and becomes less costly.
MIT Develops Simulation System to Explore New 3D Print Materials
MIT might have substantially shortened the development cycle for new 3D printer materials.
3D Systems Sells Medical Simulation Business to Surgical Science
3D printing solutions developer 3D Systems recently announced that it will be selling its medical simulation business Simbionix.
Printing The Glioblastoma
Researchers at Tel Aviv University have 3D printed a working cancer tumor.
Exploring Relativity Space’s Machine Learning 3D Printing Patent
Relativity Space owns what could become a key patent for additive manufacturing.
Optimizing Air Duct Efficiency With 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger take a look at an optimized design made possible via 3D printing.
The SPEE3DCraft Metal 3D Printing Simulator
SPEE3D announced a 3D print simulation that provides a unique way to market, train and experience the technology.
Dassault Systèmes And EOS Collaborate To Improve Additive Manufacturing Digital Workflow
Leveraging their 3DEXPERIENCE platform, Dassault Systèmes has been developing a set of dedicated applications for Powder Bed additive manufacturing processes, from design to build job preparation and simulation.
Catching Heat for Metal Additive Manufacturing
Engineers, scientists, and manufacturing experts around the world are in a frustrating spot when it comes to additive manufacturing (AM).
Successful 3D Printing Requires Optimal Everything
I’m reading an interesting case study from Teton Simulation that illustrates an often-ignored fact of 3D printing: everything must work.
In-Depth With Live Sinter
Desktop Metal recently introduced a new software tool focusing on metal sintering simulation; the team behind Live Sinter shares a deeper look.
Major Development: Researchers Find Method To Predict Resin Performance
In an incredible experiment, researchers were able to simulate the molecular behavior of 3D printing resins.
Desktop Metal Continues AM Software Focus With Live Sinter
Sintering is a necessary step in metal 3D printing, and a new software application targets accurate compensation for distortions.
The Art And Science Of Predicting Polymer 3D Printed Part Strength
Swapnil Sinha is a PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University whose research in additive manufacturing shows strength for the future of both DfAM and in-situ embedding in 3D printed parts.
The Journey From Making To Mechanical Engineering To Additive Manufacturing PhD
Swapnil Sinha is a PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University whose story in moving into additive manufacturing is becoming more familiar these days.
Teton Simulation Launches First Software Product
3D printing software is smartening up its slicing as Teton goes live with its first product: Smart Slice for Ultimaker Essentials.
Book of the Week: Introduction to Finite Element Analysis and Design
This week’s selection is “Introduction to Finite Element Analysis and Design” by Nam H. Kim, Bhavani V. Sankar, and Ashok V. Kumar.
3D Printing The Deep Underground
Researchers are using 3D printing to better understand the underground flow of fluids.
All About Polygonica’s Mesh Handling Toolkit
Polygonica provides a powerful set of mesh processing tools that can be embedded in any other software. We spoke to a representative to find out who uses this software.
A Smarter Way to Look at Simulation Results?
The company’s main product is VCollab, a solution created to make the results of engineering simulation more easily shared and understood.
Dollars and Sense: Your Next Simulation Should Be On the Cloud
You might value the perfect simulation model, striving for perfection—an engineering ideal if ever there was one.
Alphastar’s Genoa 3DP Simulation Suite
Alphastar’s Genoa 3DP Suite provides a wide range of advanced 3D model simulation functions to ensure more accurate and reliable additive manufacturing jobs.
Siemens Scoops Up Atlas 3D
Industrial giant Siemens acquired Atlas 3D and their Sunata simulation software to add to their growing additive manufacturing portfolio.
Cloud-Based Design and Simulation Powers Next-Generation Engineering
CAD tools have changed significantly, and today the promise of cloud-based design services could provide even greater capabilities in the future.
SimSolid Faster than FEA, Just as Accurate. What’s Not to Like?
It’s no fun to get a part or assembly ready for simulation. SimSolid is a very useful FEA tool that can assist with CAD simulations and designs.
nTopology’s New nTop Platform Offers High Speed Complex Design
Have a gigantic 3D model? nTopology’s nTop Platform can easily handle it, and also provide super-complex analyses, simulations and generative design.
How a High-Schooler Trying to Save Water Got a Crash Course in Engineering
Eighteen-year-old Tucker Sawyer of Hays County, TX, had a flash of inspiration while sitting in his high school chemistry class.
Practical New Feature in 3DXpert
It seems that 3D Systems’ latest version of 3DXpert has an incredible build simulation feature.
Solvay and 3D Printing Materials Simulation
Understanding high-performance polymers in 3D printing is crucial.
The Need for Materials Intelligence in Additive Manufacturing
An important acquisition in simulation and materials intelligence has been flying under the radar.
Sunata Now GPU Enabled
Atlas 3D’s Sunata tool is now GPU enabled.
Materialise Focuses on Productivity, Connectivity, Partnerships
Materialise takes another step forward on its journey toward industrializing additive manufacturing.
You Think 3D Printing Is Big? The Best Is Yet To Come: formnext 2018
26,919 visitors and 632 exhibitors can’t be wrong: formnext 2018 has made Frankfurt The Place To Be in additive manufacturing each November.
Materialise Introduces Simulation for Metal 3D Printing
Materialise introduced a new simulation software for metal 3D printing,
Simulation Challenges with 3D Printing
Simulation is an amazing technology for designing parts, but it’s harder to do when 3D printing parts.
TCT 2018 – Themes and Thoughts
Several notable themes presented throughout the duration of TCT Show 2018.
New Features in Sunata Should Make for Better Metal 3D Prints
Atlas 3D announced a new version of their Sunata metal 3D printing optimization system, with some very interesting features.
Put Your Projects in a Virtual Wind Tunnel Before 3D Printing
I’m looking at a new 3D service called AirShaper.
Solver-as-a-Service Platform Now Generally Available
High performance cloud computing company OnScale
Onshape Adds Simulation to their Cloud
Onshape has added a simulation mode for everyone, and it’s quite powerful.
Metal 3D Printing Simulation Arrives with exaSIM Ultimate
Since its founding in 2014, 3DSIM has been on a mission to address problems of quality and repeatability in metal additive manufacturing
Dassault Acquires Exa
More consolidation in the 3D CAD market: Dassault Systèmes is acquiring Exa.
Astonishing: ANSYS Announces Real Time Design Simulation with Discovery Live
ANSYS today announced a new product, Discovery Live, which provides astonishing real time engineering simulations.
Simulating Your Way out of 3D Printing’s Problems
3D printing is quickly transforming from a method for prototyping and making tooling into a technology for manufacturing end parts.
3 Features That Make Fusion 360 a Powerful Engineering Tool
I know, I know. I sealed off simulation with the 5 reasons I would use Simulation in Fusion 360 months ago.