The latest version of VISTAGY's design environment, FiberSIM 5.1 allows design process automation early in product development, and is geared toward manufacturing of complex or large composite parts, even in multiple-stage production. It also has the Automated Deposition Design option, which allows automated composite product geometry creation. FiberSIM 5.1 uses extensible markup language to allow data sets to be shared easily.
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
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