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Category: 3D Modeling

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Passing Flight Qualification for F-16 Aircraft Spare Parts in 30 days

Engineers from nTopology, Stress Engineering Services, and Origin joined forces to redesign a family of clamps used on the F-16 aircraft. The result was an optimized design that was 2x stiffer, easy to…

Ryan O'Hara
October 26, 2020

Top 5 nTop Live Videos

The team at nTopology have been releasing short videos showing the capability of nTop Platform on a weekly basis that we call nTop Live.

Duann Scott
September 29, 2020

Generative Design Tools That Put You In 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

Is this the end of the STL file?

An explanation, a manifesto, call it what you will... Death to STL. A narrative on the history and the future of STL in our words.

Duann Scott
October 8, 2019 • 5 min read

Designing Lattice Structures for Biologically-Relevant Medical Implants

Software solutions like nTop Platform enable engineers to design medical implants that are biologically-relevant and optimized for osseointegration.

Matt Shomper
July 25, 2019 • 5 min read

Implicits and Fields for Beginners

Managing the size and performance of complex geometry requires a computationally lighter means of defining and representing geometry. By integrating a field-driven design approach based on the implicit modeling technology, designers can focus…

Andrew Reitz
May 13, 2019 • 5 min read

Lightweighting with Implicit Models

The ability to produce high-resolution geometry using implicit modeling opens a broad range of opportunities to tune the material properties of a part. Creating stiff, lightweight, and highly engineered parts is one of…

Blake Courter
May 8, 2019 • 5 min read

Topology Optimization in a World of Fields and Implicit Geometry

Manual reconstruction of geometry after topology optimization is generally viewed as a major impediment, and this was the challenge first tackled in nTop Platform software. The resulting smooth geometry is generated in seconds…

Trevor Laughlin
April 25, 2019 • 10 min read

Computational Modeling with nTop Platform

With nTop Platform, we’ve combined 3D modeling, simulation, and manufacturing processes into one computational modeling environment managed through a custom visual programming interface. We’ve set out to enable our users to intelligently automate…

Andrew Reitz
April 18, 2019 • 7 min read