Simufact introduces new dedicated simulation solution for Direct Energy Deposition

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November 20, 2019

November 20, 2019

Simufact, a global operating software company providing process simulation solutions and services to manufacturing industries, announced at this year’s Formnext a dedicated simulation solution to help manufacturers improve quality for Direct Energy Deposition (DED) metal Additive Manufacturing processes.

Offered as a module inside its Simufact Welding 2020 software, it enables the user to quickly set up robust DED simulation models by simply importing existing tool paths direct from G-Code instead of defining weld paths manually. The software evaluates the stresses, strains, distortions, thermal history and hot spots during the manufacturing to clearly identify distortions that are out of tolerance, and recommend compensations. Based on this, the user can adapt the G-code to optimise the DED printing process and improve quality.

“We are seeing significant demand for our new simulation solution because it helps to optimise such cost-efficient deposition production processes. DED offers a lot of innovation potential for hybrid manufacturing that combines conventional manufacturing technologies with Additive Manufacturing,” explained Dr Hendrik Schafstall, CEO and Managing Director at Simufact Engineering.

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November 20, 2019

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