Autodesk Fusion with Netfabb: Additive manufacturing, design and simulation

Why use Autodesk Netfabb?

Bring products to market faster

Simplify print preparation steps like positioning, support generation and slicing.

Reduce build failures

Predict and compensate for potential build failures

Reduce repetitive tasks

Create and deploy scripts to automate workflows

What you can do with Autodesk Netfabb

Part orientation within the additive build space in Autodesk Netfabb.

Streamline workflows for additive manufacturing

  • Import models, analyse printability and repair automatically.
  • Choose from 200+ integrated 3D printers to prepare prints through slicing and customizable toolpaths.
  • Orient models to reduce build times and supports.
  • Hollow parts and generate lattices using less material.

Customizable nesting and support structure densities in Autodesk Netfabb.

Gain competitive advantage with automation

  • Reduce human error by automating workflows with scripting.
  • Minimise build failures through process simulation for Direct Energy Deposition (DED) and Metal Powder Bed Fusion (MPBF).
  • Generate compliant lattice structures.
  • Nest parts while avoiding collisions and interlocking to fully utilise your machine’s capacity.

What Autodesk Netfabb product is right for you?

Fusion with Netfabb

Prepare models for 3D printing with tools for mesh repair, part orientation, supports, hollowing and latticing, packing, and slicing and toolpath generation.

Netfabb Local Simulation

Identify and minimise build failures by simulating metal powder bed fusion and direct energy deposition additive processes.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is Netfabb used for?

Netfabb is an additive manufacturing software tool used for preparing, cleaning, slicing, toolpathing and even simulating additive manufacturing and much more. You can use Netfabb to automate additive manufacturing processes, organise and nest parts for build packing, clean up mesh data to be manufacturable and even create custom adaptive lattice forms. Netfabb is an ideal tool for any industrial-grade additive manufacturing workflow, regardless of technology.

Who uses Netfabb?

Netfabb is used by additive engineers, industrial designers, mechanical engineers and more. Anyone who needs to work with up-levelled additive manufacturing workflows.

Which operating system does Netfabb run on?

Autodesk Netfabb runs on Microsoft® Windows. See Netfabb system requirements (US Site) for details.

See more

Support and problem solving (US Site)

Find troubleshooting articles and resolve your issue.