Design for Additive

Star Rapid Launches Metal 3D Printing Training Initiative

The company is offering video tutorials as well as hands-on training in metal 3D printing.

Siemens PLM Solid Edge ST10 Software Enables Cloud Collaboration

The Solid Edge ST10 version eliminates the need to transfer data between applications and includes cloud-based collaboration tools.

3D Systems Releases 2017 Version of Geomagic Freeform Software

The software is designed to be a single platform for solving design and manufacturing challenges.

An Aerospace Perspective on Additive Manufacturing

A forum recently hosted by the Ohio Aerospace Institute featured compelling reasons for implementing additive manufacturing in the industry. The challenge? Education.

Siemens Integrates Technology from Materialise into NX Design Software

The added capability will assist in preparing CAD models for powder-bed fusion and material jetting processes.

AM Conference Speaker: Autodesk

Autodesk’s Duann Scott will give a presentation at the 2017 Additive Manufacturing Conference on generative design technologies.

Penn State University to Offer Additive Manufacturing Degree, Including Online Option

The courses will begin fall 2017, pending approval from the university’s board of trustees.

Design Guidelines for Conformal Cooling Water Lines

Additive manufacturing enables complex geometries and nonround cross-sections for conformal cooling lines, but some design lessons from conventionally drilled lines are still relevant.

3D Systems Adds Build Simulation Module to 3DXpert Software

The software package is now bundled with all 3D Systems direct metal 3D printers.

Markforged Makes Its Eiger Software Available Free of Charge

Organizations can use the carbon fiber reinforcement software to gain experience before purchasing a 3D printer.

Students Develop Design for Additive Manufacturing (DFAM) Worksheet for 3D Printing Success

A team of researchers at Purdue University developed and tested a DFAM worksheet to help novice and intermediate 3D printing users increase build success and minimize reprints.

Autodesk Demos Netfabb AM Software

Rapid 2017: The AM and design software will be demonstrated alongside the PowerShape toolkit.