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Introducing the Design for Additive Manufacturing for Metal Series

Written by Duann Scott

Published on July 30, 2020

An introduction to our month-long series on Metal DfAM that includes expert presentations, panel discussions and blogs.

nTop is hosting another series of presentations, panels, and blogs on Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM) focused on metal processes. The series of video presentations by experts in the field will be uploaded weekly, covering medical device design, lightweighting strategies with topology optimization and lattice structures, as well as the design of heat exchangers and general best practices for the manufacturing process, and metrology.

After the presentations we will follow with a weekly panel discussion between the presenters and nTop application engineers.

Presenters include representatives from hardware partners including EOS, Renishaw and Velo3D, researchers from Penn State and University of Huddersfield, contract manufacturers such as Amplify Additive, Tangible Solutions and Holo, Inc. as well as Sierra Turbines and TEMISTh. We also pepper in a few of the nTop team to give an overview of some of the work we are doing to help our customers design for advanced manufacturing processes.

Check out the presentations here. Feel free to reach out if there is something else you would like us to cover as we are always interested to hear what people are looking for and check out our videos here or on Youtube.

Duann Scott

With a background in Industrial Design, Duann is passionate about changing the way we approach design to unlock the potential of emerging manufacturing techniques. Quitting his Ph.D. in Australia to move to the United States to live out his thesis, Duann was soon recognized by the New York Times as a leading evangelist for the new business models these tools open up. Duann is VP of Partnerships at nTop.