Category: Topology Optimization

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Developing 3D printed Prosthetics for Animals with nTop Platform

With the reusable workflows in nTop Platform and FDM 3D printing, industrial designers are able to rapidly iterate and prototype the design of functional parts. This blog highlights a use case for animal…

DiveDesign
November 12, 2020

Designing a 3D Printed, Elastomeric Lattice Wrist Rest

While additive manufacturing enables a totally new era of complex parts, it is still necessary to have a robust toolset that allows an engineer, designer, or product team to fully utilize these new…

Tristan Antonsen
October 30, 2020

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

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

Automate Topology Optimization Designs with nTopCL

The goal of every design engineer is to create the best possible part in the least amount of time. The Command Line Interface of nTop Platform (nTopCL) offers the ability to do just…

Evan Pilz
October 12, 2020 • 5 min read

5 Techniques for Lightweighting: Doing More With Less

Everyone wants lighter parts, be it for quicker cars, cheaper air travel, or simply bragging rights at your next group bike ride. But it's often difficult to know where to start, with the…

Jonathan Harris
October 18, 2019 • 6 min read