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New release Simufact Forming 2021.1: flexibility and accuracy in damage prediction

Enhancements of Forming Limit Diagram (FLD) for higher accuracy in damage prediction Introducing Simufact Forming 2021.1, the latest release of our leading simulation tool for hands-on forming professionals. The new version brings great enhancements to the Forming Limit Diagram (FLD) for more flexibility and higher accuracy in damage prediction. Users will find three new models …


Out now: the latest version of Simufact Welding 2021.1

The new approach, called the ‘Advanced Thermal Cycle (ATC)’ method, now allows the user to consider several heat input increments simultaneously and apply the heat at once. This can significantly reduce the calculation time, while maintaining accuracy of the results. The user input has been made as simple as possible and provides the possibility of …


New version of Simufact Additive 2021.1 with new supports and full parametric control

Simufact Additive 2021.1 brings an enormous improvement in support structure generation. The latest version now allows the user to create new support types, such as tree supports, easily and automatically, which can be fully parameterised. You can now create support structures with the parameters you need, or simply create new supports and test them virtually …


In memoriam- Dr. Garret N. Vanderplaats

Here at MSC Software we were saddened by the news recently of the passing of Dr Garret N. Vanderplaats at the age of 77 on 17 November 2021 and we invite you to help us memorialize him by sharing your memories here on LinkedIn. Dr Vanderplaats was a long-term friend and collaborator with MSC Software …


Generative Design Insights: Characteristics, Process and Sustainability

Our previous blog article “Generative Design Insights: Shifting the paradigm in 3D metal printing” dealt with the driving factors behind the emergence of generative design and what potentials arise for companies through the use of this technology. Analysts, therefore, expect significant market growth by the end of the decade. But what does Generative Design stand …


Commentary: What does eMobility mean to you?

The term ‘eMobility’ is becoming very popular these days as we look towards a more sustainable future. But as so often happens with buzzwords, their actual meaning becomes vague and in time you can use them to indicate all kinds of things. So, what does that ‘e’ actually mean in ‘eMobility’? Sure, we all know …