SPEE3D develops end-to-end AM simulation software

March 31, 2021

SPEE3DCraft has been designed to provide a virtual experience of metal AM (Courtesy SPEE3D)

SPEE3D, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, has announced the development of an end-to-end metal Additive Manufacturing simulator. SPEE3DCraft has been designed to provide craftsman and AM enthusiasts an intuitive virtual experience into real-life metal AM methods, using SPEE3D-developed tools and equipment.

SPEE3DCraft was built by an in-house team and reviewed by AM experts with the aim of providing users with the most authentic AM experience possible through software. In this simulator, users interact with the same technology and machinery which SPEE3D customers use in real-life to design, manufacture, post-process and supply metal parts.

“It looks like a game,” stated Steven Camilleri, CTO and co-founder. “It has level environments, a time challenge – but, at the same time, it’s not really a game, because this simulator shows what metal 3D printing actually involves. We are hoping this simulator will provide people a helpful insight into SPEE3D’s processes, how they can use it to benefit themselves and their own industry.”

Over several months, game developers incorporated the process of SPEE3D’s metal AM technology into a working virtual application. Several environments in the simulator involve actual locations where the company’s technology has been used and shown to work, such as the Australian outback.


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