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How implicits succeed where B-reps fail

As previously described, the B-rep modeling used by most precise and mesh-based CAD and graphics systems works well for low complexity parts and most traditional manufacturing processes. For any experienced CAD user, the…

Blake Courter
March 28, 2019 • 8 min read

Enabling design for additive manufacturing through nTopology’s block system

nTopology Platform’s explicit system of nested objects exposes users to all process parameters and allows each one to be recombined, reused, and shared extensively. Knowledge can easily be retained and transferred from one…

Spencer Wright
March 26, 2019 • 3 min read

nTopology Platform for Additive Manufacturing

nTop Platform is helping companies realize products with Additive Manufacturing by integrating the Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM) workflow and removing inherent barriers to iterative redesign necessary to create breakthrough new products.

Blake Perez
March 21, 2019 • 8 min read

Understanding the basics of B-reps and Implicits

Recently we introduced the concept of geometric modeling using an implicit representation, which permits robust operations and the ability to work with many sources of input data. Our flagship product, nTop Platform, uses…

Blake Courter
March 12, 2019 • 10 min read

Field-Driven Design: Product Data Models for Rapid, Collaborative Development

The increased sophistication of today’s products and the introduction of advanced manufacturing creates an unprecedented level of complexity across engineering disciplines. In particular, technologies that improve performance and efficiency, promote part consolidation, and…

Blake Courter
March 4, 2019 • 7 min read

Implicit Modeling for Mechanical Design

CAD and CAE software uses a variety of representations of shape to define and document real-world parts. These representations have been developed to accommodate different ways of inputting, interacting with, and manufacturing various…

Blake Courter
January 22, 2019 • 5 min read

nTopology @ SciTech 2019

Join us at AIAA SciTech 2019, the largest event for aerospace research, development, and technology in the world.

Spencer Wright
January 7, 2019 • 1 min read

nTopology @ Formnext 2018

Join us at Formnext 2018, Europe’s premiere additive manufacturing exhibition.

Alex Meckes
October 31, 2018 • 1 min read

nTopology on Tour

We're hitting the road this month and we'd love to connect.

Alex Meckes
March 31, 2018

Formnext: See you in Frankfurt!

We'll be in Frankfurt November 14-17 2017!

Mike Leach
November 6, 2017