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Category: Additive Manufacturing

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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

Lightweighting Applications through Smart Engineering Design

Lightweighting technology leads to improved performance, increased energy efficiency, reduced manufacturing costs, and greener products. This article shares lightweighting application examples from the automotive, aerospace, heavy machinery, medical, and sporting goods industries for…

nTopology
February 24, 2022

8 Benefits of Lightweighting in Manufacturing & Engineering

Lightweighting isn’t a new concept in engineering, but its relevance and importance are evolving. Find out why lightweighting matters today and how you can maximize its potential benefits by applying the latest developments…

nTopology
January 27, 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

3D Printed Fixtures for CMM Inspection with the FDM Fixture Generator

The new CMM Fixturing Module of the FDM™ Fixture Generator streamlines fixture design for inspection in Coordinate Measuring Machines. The tool enables QA engineers and technicians to generate & 3D print custom fixtures…

Chase Allan
September 23, 2021

Stratasys and nTopology Design Competition: Best 3D Printed Fixture or Tool Design

The Stratasys and nTopology design competition committee is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Best 3D Printed Fixture or Tool Design Competition.

Sam Lindsay
July 1, 2021

How to Design High-Performance Filters for Additive Manufacturing

Filtering contaminants from high-temperature and high-pressure flows can often justify the use of additive manufacturing, especially when the performance enhancements provided by advanced design techniques are considered. This article demonstrates this through two…

Jonathan Harris
May 6, 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

Stratasys | nTopology Design Competition: Jigs & Fixtures

Join us for a 6-week engineering competition to show your most innovative and impactful, additively manufactured fixture or tool design and win big.

Sam Lindsay
April 29, 2021