Dassault Systèmes and Airbus Group to extend collaboration in Additive Manufacturing

June 14, 2016

Dassault Systèmes, a developer of 3D design software, 3D digital mock up and product lifecycle management solutions, has announced that Airbus Group is extending its use of Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform in its Additive Manufacturing programmes.

Following a two-year benchmarking process, Airbus Group will now deploy the collaborative design and simulation applications as part of a ‘Co-Design to Target’ industry solution experience. The platform will be used in the Additive Manufacturing of tooling, prototyping and parts for test flights and for production use on commercial aircraft.

“Numerous projects across Airbus are accelerating the use of Additive Manufacturing to produce prototypes as well as production components, potentially delivering lighter and less expensive parts that meet technological, performance, safety and cost standards,” stated Robert Nardini, Senior Vice President Engineering Airframe, Airbus.  “Airbus has long used Dassault Systèmes’ simulation applications to accelerate the structural analysis and virtual testing of aircraft and now we can define a new way of designing parts by leveraging simulation-based design to better answer aviation market needs.”

The software from Dassault Systèmes will provide Airbus Group with digital continuity to optimise its conceptual designs by virtually validating each phase of the Additive Manufacturing process.

“Additive Manufacturing creates new opportunities in many different areas such as remote fabrication for support and maintenance, rapid prototyping for realising new concepts and experiences and, perhaps most importantly, developing designs that were heretofore impossible to fabricate,” stated Dominique Florack, Senior Executive Vice President, Research & Development, Dassault Systèmes.

“With this approach, Airbus Group will be able to take advantage of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform’s next generation automated design assistant for parts, whether they are 3D printed or not, thus accelerating a new wave of transformation in the aerospace industry. With the 3DEXPERIENCE platform we are delivering an end to end solution including all engineering parameters for the Additive Manufacturing of parts inclusive of material science, functional specification, generative design, 3D printing optimization, production and certification.”

www.3ds.com

2022 Winter Metal AM

In the latest issue of Metal AM magazine

Download PDF
 

Extensive AM industry news coverage, as well as the following exclusive deep-dive articles:

  • What happens when you take the powder out of AM? Charting the rise of wire-based DED with WAAM3D
  • Smart sensor-integrated parts by AM: A look at a novel possibility with industrial applications
  • Tailored materials for AM: How a 'powder kit' can achieve greater material diversity with fewer resources in PBF-LB
  • QuesTek's ICMD: Faster, cheaper, and better alloy development for Additive Manufacturing
  • NanoAL: Alloy development on an open parameter PBF-LB machine, from installation through to Rapid Alloy Screening
  • Using the Six Sigma method to optimise metal powder spreading in PBF-LB
  • Insights from R&D to part production: How CT analysis can advance metal Binder Jetting
  • Corrosion and wear resistence of materials processed by beam-based AM technologies

The world of metal AM to your inbox

Don't miss any new issue of Metal AM magazine, and get the latest industry news. Sign up to our twice weekly newsletter.

Sign up

News from the industry…

    News from the industry…

    Discover our magazine archive…

    The free to access Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of metal Additive Manufacturing from a commercial and technological perspective through:

    • Reports on visits to leading metal AM part manufacturers and industry suppliers
    • Articles on technology and application trends
    • Information on materials developments
    • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
    • International industry news

    All past issues are available to download as free PDFs or view in your browser.

    Browse the archive

    Looking for AM machines, metal powders or part manufacturing services?

    Discover suppliers of these and more in our comprehensive advertisers’ index and buyer’s guide, available in the back of Metal AM magazine.

    • AM machines
    • Process monitoring & calibration
    • Heat treatment & sintering
    • HIP systems & services
    • Pre- & post-processing technology
    • Powders, powder production and analysis
    • Part manufacturers
    • Consulting, training & market data
    Download PDF
    Share via
    Copy link
    Powered by Social Snap