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HBM Prenscia Unveils nCode 2018

nCode 2018 from HBM Prenscia introduces WholeLife, a new product option in DesignLife that offers a unified approach for modeling fatigue over the entire lifetime of a component through an integrated combination of crack initiation and crack growth.

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Post-Processing 3D Printed Prototypes

Seatools, a subsea technology company, builds key scale models of its machinery designs using 3D Systems SLS 3D printing with the Duraform PA nylon materials. On completion of the prints, the models are sanded and painted for the company’s trade shows and marketing. Image courtesy of 3D Systems.

Post-processing a 3D printed part is still a highly manual operation, but new technologies can help reduce both time and cost.

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Shatter Multimaterial Barriers

A meshed model showcases how a unit cell can deliver different material properties for metal 3D printing. Image courtesy of TNO via COMSOL.

New multimaterial 3D printing capabilities usher in more realism to prototypes while advancing the freedom to design and manufacture innovative products.

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