Showing results tagged with "Topology Optimization"

KLIO Contributes to Smart Mobility with Their Open Structure Mobility Concept

Kirsten Van Praet
June 29, 2017

KLIO Design participated in a mobility conference where innovative concepts were presented to increase smart mobility in South Korea. They 3D printed parts of their car to avoid the laborious step of mold creation and make it possible to customize the design. With Materialise software, they were able to design complex, organic lightweight structures and successfully 3D print them.

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Toyota's Lightweight Car Seat: A Bionic Design

Kirsten Van Praet
September 15, 2015

How do you produce a lightweight car seat prototype with a minimal volume and an optimal heat capacity? And how do you edit and 3D print such a large and complex file? Materialise has a solid reputation in the automotive industry, built on extensive knowledge in the production of large prototypes. In a quest to assist Toyota in creating a lightweight car seat, the software team added new features to our design enhancement software 3-matic, and developed a slice-based operations technology which is incorporated into the Build Processor software.

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Using Topology Optimization for an Aircraft Engine Bracket

Kirsten Van Praet
March 16, 2015

 How can you reconstruct a topology-optimized object in CAD? And what is the most efficient way to do this? Max van der Kolk, a master’s student at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, wrote his thesis answering these questions.

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