Automated build preparation for metal additive manufacturing with nTop
Published on July 24, 2020
Key Software Capabilities
- Build preparation
When designing for metal Additive Manufacturing technologies such as metal powder bed fusion, part orientation plays a very important role because it determines the location and amount of support structures required to complete the build.
In this nTop Live, Ryan O’Hara, Technical Director of Aerospace and Defense at nTop, presents nTop Workflows that enable you to automate your Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM) processes during the design evaluation and build-prep phases to maximize the value of your work.
Watch and learn how to:
- Estimate build time and manufacturing costs during the design evaluation phase
- Determine the optimal build orientation during the build preparation phase
- Use nTop’s Command Line User Interface to automate the whole process and reuse it on multiple designs
Download the files
Recreate the steps that Ryan followed in this nTop Training. To download all the necessary files for this training, please see this link.
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