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Expanding the nTop ecosystem with CADS Additive

Our latest integration with nTop Platform and AM-Studio from CADS Additive gives engineers who design for metal AM the ability to consider advanced design, material property and laser toolpath.

Fabian Grupp
March 26, 2020

nTopology and COVID-19

We are here to help

Bradley Rothenberg
March 24, 2020

How to get the most out of topology optimization

With the rise of additive manufacturing and introduction of limitless complexity, read this blog to learn how to utilize topology optimization to its fullest potential.

Andrew Sartorelli
March 19, 2020 • 4 min read

nTop and ORNL collaborating to develop innovative toolkits

Along with ORNL we are going to develop a number of new toolkits with the intent of connecting design and additive manufacturing processes. We will ultimately make these toolkits available to all nTop Platform users.

Duann Scott
March 5, 2020

How nTop Platform was used to design, analyze and print a fuel-cooled oil cooler

nTop engineers designed, analyzed and printed a fuel-cooled oil cooler using nTop Platform, ANSYS CFX and a new additive aluminum alloy developed by HRL Laboratories. This blog takes you from start to finish in the series that began in late…

Sam Lindsay
February 12, 2020

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Lattice properties based on build parameters for Additive Manufacturing

Want a quick way to know the best exposure time and laser power for ideal mechanical properties depending on strut diameter?

Sam Lindsay
January 10, 2020

John Barnes: An Interview on His Career and Lessons Learned in AM

John Barnes is the founder and managing director of The Barnes Group Advisors, an additive manufacturing engineering consultancy. He has 25+ years experience in product development in the aerospace industry. We had the…

Sam Lindsay
January 7, 2020

Taking Heat Exchanger Design to the Next Level with High-Performance Geometry

Heat exchanger efficiency has long been held back by traditional modeling software and manufacturing processes not capable of producing advanced geometries. Read below to see how nTop Platform enables heat exchanger designs with…

Ryan O'Hara
December 16, 2019

nTop Platform 2.0 Makes its Debut at Formnext

We announced nTop Platform 2.0 at Formnext. Below is a synopsis of how it was received through the experience of a few nTopology employees. We also highlight the upgrades and features found in…

Sam Lindsay
December 9, 2019

NFL Helmet Challenge: Making the players safer with advanced technologies

With concussions and brain injuries a growing concern in today's NFL, learn how advanced manufacturing and software like nTop Platform can be used to improve player safety.

Sam Lindsay
November 13, 2019

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

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

3 Reasons Why Renishaw Users Should Check Out nTop Platform

Renishaw users need to consider bringing nTop Platform into their workflow for many reasons. In fact, too many to be listed in this blog. However, you'll find three of the most intriguing and…

Sam Lindsay
October 4, 2019 • 6 min read

The Art of the Fillet: How nTop Platform Automated one of CAD’s Oldest Problems

Complex modeling operations, often seen as risky or fragile in traditional CAD software, do not fail in nTop Platform. Because of automation, things like large scale fillet operations can be condensed to a…

Gabrielle Thelen
September 27, 2019 • 4 min read

How Educators Can Incorporate nTop Platform into Their Courses

nTopology announces its new nTopEd Partnership Program. We are teaming up with educators, researchers and students to take design for additive manufacturing and advanced manufacturing to the next level. Learn how to get…

Lizabeth Arum
September 17, 2019 • 4 min read