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Category: Additive Manufacturing

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Designing a 3D Printed Shoe using nTop Platform

Fast Radius had an internal design challenge to create a shoe that could be printed as one part using an elastomeric material on HP's Multi-Jet Fusion technology. They designed workflows within nTop Platform…

Izzy de la Guardia
October 26, 2020

Topology Optimization for a Bicycle Wheel

This is the first of a series of blogs (and presentations) focusing on Design for Additive Manufacturing in the context of Industrial Design. This blog explores topology optimization for a bike wheel focusing…

Dan Martin
October 22, 2020

Lightweighting with Cellular Materials: Insights from Nature

Can cellular materials serve as a design solution for achieving lightweighting of engineering structures? Let’s listen to what nature has to say.

Dhruv Bhate
August 21, 2020 • 4 min read

Elevating Design and Cutting Costs – Structural Lightweighting

Brought to life by metal additive manufacturing processes, part design has reached new heights. Fueled by computational modeling and the ability to synthesize data and leverage it within a design, coupled with technology…

Gabrielle Thelen
August 20, 2020

Making Design for Metal Powder Bed Fusion Accessible with the GAPS Worksheet

Making an accurate prediction if your component is suitable for AM at the beginning of the design phase can save you time, money, and material. To help with that researchers at Penn State…

Jennifer Bracken
August 14, 2020 • 4 min read

Design for Metrology in Additive Manufacturing

Designing for AM, in general, has its challenges. One challenge is ensuring that your designs will be measurable using X-ray Computed Tomography (XCT). Below, I briefly go over this and invite you to…

Younes Chahid
August 12, 2020 • 3 min read

The Aurelius Mk1 Turbine Core and Our Path to Additive Manufacturing

Working with VELO3D and nTopology, Sierra Turbines re-imagines the design of a microturbine by decreasing part count from 61 to 1 and designing a 360-degree fuel injector. Read below to learn more about…

David Laudermilch
August 12, 2020

Above and Beyond Traditional Structures for Liquid Cooling

In the next 10 years, data centers are projected to consume 8% of the global supply of energy with half of that being used by the cooling system alone. Read below to see…

Arian Aghababaie
August 10, 2020

Designing Heat Exchangers for Additive Manufacturing

Our Metal DfAM eSeries kicks off week 2 with a focus on Heat Exchangers. A majority of the focus on Triply Periodic Minimal Surfaces (TMPS) and their applicability.

Maiki Vlahinos
August 7, 2020