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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

nTopology raised $40M to drive the future of engineering

Led by Insight Partners our Series C will allow us to expand our capabilities and adoption worldwide.

Bradley Rothenberg
September 14, 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
September 14, 2020 • 7 min read

nTop Platform Supports the 3MF File Format with Beam Extension

With the new 3MF beam extension export complex geometry can be transferred from nTop Platform to software such as Magics in a lightweight, efficient manner.

Duann Scott
September 10, 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

Design for Additive Manufacturing: Turning the Hype into a Reality

What allows for free complexity in designing for additive manufacturing (DfAM) also creates limitations. DfAM involves balancing the opportunistic aspects of an AM process against its limitations and restrictions. Read below as I…

Timothy Simpson
August 19, 2020 • 3 min read

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