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Author: Alkaios Bournias Varotsis

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Wärtsilä Optimizes Industrial Impeller for Additive Manufacturing

Wärtsilä's engineers redesigned the centrifugal pump impeller for additive manufacturing. Not only was the optimized turbomachinery component 44% lighter, but it was generated using an automated design process, enabling customization.

Alkaios Bournias Varotsis
September 13, 2022

Introducing nTopology’s New Latticing Technology

We are excited to announce the release of nTopology’s 3rd generation latticing technology, the most advanced lattice generation tool available today!

Alkaios Bournias Varotsis
June 1, 2022

What is Design for Additive Manufacturing?

Understanding Design for Additive Manufacturing is essential if you use 3D printing anywhere in your production process. But where should you begin? This guide explains the basics of DfAM and introduces the intermediate…

Alkaios Bournias Varotsis
May 24, 2022

Guide to Lattice Structures in Additive Manufacturing

Lattice structures are becoming increasingly common in product design. But what are they exactly, and how can you take advantage of them to develop the next generation of high-performing 3D printed products? This…

Alkaios Bournias Varotsis
April 28, 2022

Structural Optimization: 7 Design Tips for Lighter Designs

Lightweighting means more than just reducing mass. Through smart design techniques, you can maximize product functionality and minimize costs. Here are seven design tips for efficient structural design.

Alkaios Bournias Varotsis
January 26, 2022

nTopology Secures $65M in Series D Funding

The new capital will help us expand the types of engineering applications our software serves in the product development process and expand our global team.

Alkaios Bournias Varotsis
November 18, 2021

Meshing in FEA, CFD & Manufacturing

Accurate mesh generation is a critical step of every engineering design workflow that involves FE analyses, CFD simulations, or Additive Manufacturing. Here, we give you practical tips and design considerations for meshing parts…

Alkaios Bournias Varotsis
June 8, 2021

Design Brief: 3D Printed Casting of 3-Foot Long Robot Arm

3D printed sand casting molds and cores are changing the way high-performance, large metal parts are manufactured today. Additive manufacturing is enabling modern foundries to produce complex metal parts in rapid lead times.…

Alkaios Bournias Varotsis
May 4, 2021 • 9 min read

Introducing nTopology 3.0: Advanced Engineering Design Faster Than Ever Before

We are excited to share with you nTopology 3.0. This major software release introduces real-time visualization with GPU acceleration; a technology breakthrough that will fundamentally change how nTop users interact with the software.

Alkaios Bournias Varotsis
April 20, 2021 • 11 min read