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Capitalize on additive manufacturing

Your subscription to Netfabb® additive manufacturing software lets you access the latest features, updates, and workflows. Explore the newest features. Compare product releases.

What’s new in Netfabb 2018

Netfabb® 2018 includes all new generative design technology; faster latticing and build preparation workflows; improved simulation interoperability; and direct editing for support and near-net shape definition.

  • Generative design tech preview

    Synthesize forms in a wide range of viable alternatives and explore your complete design space.

  • Lattice Commander tech preview

    Optimize designs for additive with a simplified approach to generating lattices and skins. (video: 1:14 min.)

  • Build prep automation

    Create custom scripts to automate tasks that are repetitive or common across projects. (video: 1:05 min.)

  • Part orientation and support preview

    Preview supports, and optimizes orientation based on supported area, outbox volume, and height.

  • Support enhancements

    Automatically update supports after any change, and create angled supports to ease finishing. (video: 1:11 min.)

  • Simulation interoperability

    Make more informed decisions by overlaying simulation results when placing or editing supports. (video :51 sec.)

  • Produce compensated pre-forms

    Automatically compensate geometries based on simulation results to achieve the desired shape when printed.

  • Dynamic editing in PowerShape Utility

    Precisely control and edit the placement and sizing of additional stock or support structures. (video: 1:16 min.)

  • Display stress results

    Output stress results from process simulation to identify potential cracking issues or support structure failures.

  • And more

    There’s more to learn about Netfabb 2018.

Netfabb 2017

  • Optimization Utility for Netfabb

    Optimize designs for additive manufacturing with latticing, performance analysis, and topology optimization.

  • Simulation Utility for Netfabb

    Reduce the risk and cost of build failures by predicting part distortion using additive manufacturing simulation.

  • Advanced Toolpath Utility for Netfabb

    Develop efficient build strategies and define toolpath parameters for surface quality, part density, and speed.

  • PowerShape Utility for Netfabb

    Plan and model the near net shape for metal additive manufacturing processes using PowerShape CAD modeling technology.

  • New machine workspaces

    Use customized workspaces for machines from Sinterit, Prodways, Rapidshape, Carbon, ZYYX, and more.

  • Collaborative multihead 3D printing

    Intelligently distribute toolpaths between multiple print heads working in unison on a single printer.

  • And more

    There’s more to learn about Netfabb 2017.