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.
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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.
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.
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…
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?
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…