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Frustum Makes Available TrueSOLID for Generative Design

TrueSOLID from Frustum delivers multi-part assembly topology optimization, advanced optimization modes and kernel-integrated mesostructures (lattices) to design lighter, stronger and more efficient products, the company reports.

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Optimization Overview: solidThinking Inspire

Fig. 9: von Mises stress plot for both load cases.

solidThinking Inspire 2018 is a structural optimization program designed to provide a complete workflow from geometry creation and or manipulation, through FE analysis to topology optimization and geometry shape fitting of the resultant configuration.

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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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