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Software for Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing

Design, simulation, pre-processing, distribution, manufacturing, inspection, and quality…A lot of software tools are required to effectively implement 3D printing in a production environment. What are the different categories of 3D printing software (Additive Manufacturing Software ) & most importantly, how do they fit together in an AM workflow?

Avante releases a royalty-free AMF file format 3D mesh viewer for Additive Manufacturing

Remember AMF, the 3D printing file formatdeveloped as an alternative to STL and OBJ formats?  Avante Technology, a company that develops and licenses standards-based, software and technology for Additive Manufacturing applications, has announced the...

Identifying defects in metal 3D printed parts can lead to up to 70% savings in production costs. Materialise explains how and why.

As part of the additive production of a critical medical component, a defect identified after the post-processing phase made the team lose one HIP cycle, one day of post-processing and quality inspections, not to...

The Method series 3D printers are now compatible with UltiMaker Cura

Desktop 3D printing company UltiMaker has recently announced the compatibility of the Method series 3D printers with 3D printing software UltiMaker Cura. This integration is a logical step given the merger of Ultimaker and MakerBot. It provides...

AMF, the 3D printing file format that is being quietly enhanced

We’ve spent so much time talking about the 3MF format that we didn’t shed light on other 3D printing formats that were being developed or enhanced. One of them is the Additive Manufacturing File, known...

Materialise Mimics Flow Case Management to support quality management and compliance for hospital 3D printing labs

New software solution allows hospitals to track 3D printing and planning workflow, ensuring each step is quality-compliant Materialise, an AM company providing services for the medical industry, has introduced Mimics Flow Case Management, a case management...

Interspectral integrates EOS Connect with AM Explorer to streamline 3D printing quality assurance process

3D visualisation tech company Interspectral has launched  an EOS Connect integration module in AM Explorer to streamline the quality assurance process of 3D printing.  This will help EOS customers get direct access to data monitoring...

AON3D launches high temperature 3D printer and 3-in-1 software for polymer 3D printing

Industrial 3D printer maker, AON3D introduces a new high temperature 3D printer Hylo™ along with the additive manufacturing software Basis™, adding to the portfolio of high-performance printers enhanced with 3D filaments from Kimya launched...

WASP launches robotic arms integrated 3D printer and the WASP App at Formnext

Italian 3D printer maker  WASP- World’s Advanced Saving Project took Formnext by storm with their new range of 3D printing technologies which stresses on sustainability and accessibility, keeping up with the theme of the...

Materialise continuous improvement process of its CO-AM platform sheds light on 4 developments

AM company Materialise continues to advance its open software platform CO-AM through partnerships with other AM technologies providers. As a reminder, the platform was created after Materialise acquired Link3D; it aims to provide AM users direct...

Cognitive Design Systems secures funding to enhance CDS platform development for AM industry

French software editor Cognitive Design Systems (CDS) is enhancing its role in the Additive Manufacturing industry with a new funding announcement at Formnext this year which seeks to speed up the CDS platform development...