Design for Additive

5 Lessons About Additive Manufacturing We Can Learn from This Part

A bracket redesign has a lot to say about the successful application of metal AM. One of the takeaways: Support structures are worth the effort!

Renishaw and Altair Collaborate to Bring Metal 3D Printing to Industrial End Users

The two companies will offer joint seminars, workshops and training events centered on metal additive manufacturing for production.

MachineWorks Polygonica 2.2 Introduces Point-Cloud, Hole-Filling Functions

Upgrades to the point-cloud-to-mesh processing workflow deliver a smoother mesh surface, better suited to reverse engineering.

Frustum Announces Generate Iterative Design Software for Windows OS

The industrial design software is said to produce manufacture-ready designs, accelerating time to market.

Sunata Software Offers Simulation Solution for Metal 3D Printing

The cloud-based software from Atlas 3D software models a part in 100 orientations to arrive at the optimal orientation and support structures.

Additive Design Offers New Opportunities in Grinding

Swiss grinding machine manufacturer Studer leverages additive manufacturing technology to build parts such as hydraulic components, machine covers and coolant nozzles for its high-precision machines. The result is optimized lubrication during grinding, increased service life of the grinding wheel, and quick and easy parts assembly during machine production.

How Exascale Computing Will Enable Born-Qualified AM Parts

ExaAM, a high-fidelity simulation tool, promises to reduce trial-and-error in additive manufacturing and help create metal 3D-printed parts that are qualified from the beginning.

Additive Innovation Introduces Partfinder Software for 3D Printing

The company's Partfinder software analyzes 3D CAD data to identify parts suitable for 3D printing. 

AM Conference: Replicate, Adapt and Optimize for Additive Manufacturing

Dr. Timothy Simpson discusses how manufacturers can take a crawl-walk-run approach to design for AM at the 2018 Additive Manufacturing Conference. 

AM Conference: Generative Design for 3D Printing

Desktop Metal demonstrates the uses for its Live Parts generative design technology for 3D printing at the 2018 Additive Manufacturing Conference.

Avante Technology Introduces Emendo Cloud STL Repair Service

The Emendo Cloud Automated STL File Analysis & Repair service identifies common errors as well as their causes to prevent repetition.

The Third Bucket and the Conversion of Production: A Perspective on Polymer Development for AM

Sabic sees 3D printing taking plastics where they have not gone before, but end-user needs will push the capabilities of 3D printers.