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Author: Alkaios Bournias Varotsis

Recent Posts

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

The FDM Fixture Generator is Expanding: Introducing the Masking Module

The second module of the FDM™ Fixture Generator is now available to all. This time the focus is on 3D printed fixtures for masking applications. The tools created from the collaboration between Stratasys…

Alkaios Bournias Varotsis
March 26, 2021 • 3 min read

Topology Optimization Additive Manufacturing Constraints in nTopology

In the recent nTopology 2.24 update, we introduced the topology optimization overhang constraint for Additive Manufacturing. In this blog post, we take a deeper look at the unique capabilities of this new feature…

Alkaios Bournias Varotsis
December 17, 2020

Looking back at 2020: nTopology’s Year in Review

Over the past 12 months, nTop Platform has evolved into an advanced engineering product development platform. Engineering teams are using our software to tackle the most challenging problems. With 2020 soon coming to…

Alkaios Bournias Varotsis
December 11, 2020

Generative Design Tools with Full Control

Generative Design is getting a lot of attention — but what is it exactly? Here is why the current Generative Design concepts fall short and how nTop’s alternative approach enables you to unlock…

Alkaios Bournias Varotsis
September 14, 2020 • 7 min read