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Additive Suite for the additive manufacturing process

With the Ansys Additive Suite, the complete additive manufacturing simulation workflow is illustrated within a single software platform.

Complete simulation of the metal 3D printing process with Ansys Additive Suite

Additive Suite provides the requisite level of detail for simulation experts and researchers and supports topology optimization with lattice structures. Ansys Mechanical Enterprise also enables convenient geometry traceability and detailed thermomechanical analysis.

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Product Description

AM process simulation, calculate distortion and residual stresses with Ansys Additive Suite

Ansys Additive Suite provides the requisite level of detail for simulation experts and researchers and supports topology optimization with lattice structures, convenient geometry traceability, thermomechanical detail analysis and assessment of the composition of additively manufactured structures.

Product Highlights
  • Detailed simulation of the 3D printing process
  • Topology optimization and lattice structures
  • Graded structures using lattice generation
  • Simulation-aided material development
  • Simulation at scan pattern level

This software is part of the Ansys structural mechanics product family

Key facts and use cases of Ansys Additive Suite

Lattice structures

Optimized lattice structure with varying density. Just as the internal bone density is adapted to the load, additive manufacturing makes it possible to achieve locally varying densities with an optimized lattice structure.

Material development

Simulation supports research with material parameters. Determination of the optimal energy density in material development. The time needed to select material parameters is reduced.

Component distortion

Determine and compensate for manufacturing-related distortion. The Additive Suite makes it possible to determine manufacturing-related component distortion and generate a compensated geometry to thus improve dimensional accuracy.

All in one

With the Ansys Additive Suite you get the complete package for the Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM):

  • Additive Print
  • Additive Prep
  • Workbench Additive in Ansys Mechanical Enterprise
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