When it was acquired by Autodesk in 2015 , Netfabb was one of the most widely used tools for enhancing models for 3D printing, in terms of repairing files, prepping them for printing and performing topology optimization only possible with 3D printing.
It was only a matter of time before Autodesk integrated it directly into Fusion 360, its powerful, all-in-one modeling software. A screenshot of Fusion 360’s Additive Build Extension. That time has come and now, Netfabb subscribers will have access to Fusion 360 and its Additive Build Extension , as well as an upcoming Additive Simulation Extension. Netfabb users will also be able to access Fusion 360 Team and HSMWorks. Netfabb Premium and Ultimate will now include the Additive Build Extension metal additive manufacturing job prep. Ultimate users will also obtain the Additive Simulation Extension when it is released. “We see additive manufacturing as one of the most revolutionary technologies in the industry, offering numerous well-known benefits that include shorter time to market, lighter products and reduced waste,” said Sualp Ozel, Senior Product Manager for additive technologies in Fusion 360. “At Autodesk, we’re looking to remove all the hurdles that slow down the design and manufacturing processes, making […]
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