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Mar

MSC Apex Generative Design delivers new features for a streamlined process

Generative Design is revolutionizing the way companies design and optimize products. Our ambition is to make the optimization process as easy and comfortable as possible. So, a key focus of the software’s development is the easiness of use. While MSC Apex Generative Design has already leveraged powerful geometry tools right from its start, we continuously …

5
Jan

CAD to CAD: MSC Apex Generative Design new release brings fluent optimization workflow

MSC Apex Generative Design is all about an efficient and fast optimization which is why the current release 2021 exhibits again several new features and improvements to guarantee this. They significantly reduce the time required to set up the model and prepare the created result for further analysis with MSC Nastran through a highly effective …

1
Sep

Generative design habit 7: Design for right first time

Getting it right first time is not only important in physical manufacturing, but also in simulation as it is leaner and more efficient. Generative Design guarantees a highly fluent process, where the user can intervene and adapt the optimization model to find at least one final, optimal structure. These are characterized by organic shapes which …

25
Aug

Generative design habit 6: Design for manufacturability

Despite the design freedom of AM, there are many things to take into account when designing a part for this technology. Manufacturing parts accurately requires certain design aspects. If they are not properly considered, there is a high risk of errors during manufacturing, which can be costly, as each production run in AM is quite …

17
Aug

Generative design habit 5: Design for sustainability

Preserving nature’s resources is one of the big issues of our time. So, in every level of product design, we aim for less material consumption and lower emissions throughout the complete product’s lifecycle. When the product is more lightweight these goals can be achieved. Generative Design can be of huge support for this, as its …

5
Aug

Generative design habit 4: Design for costing

Costing is one of the most important factors when it comes to designing parts. Most costs within production and operation are defined in the product development phase, requiring a dedicated design and analysis. Therefore the design tool should be able to check for material usage, support structure volume, build orientation related production costs and stacking …

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