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3D 프린팅 결과물 최적화를 위한 시뮬레이션 도구

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Simufact AdditiveSimufact Additive는 파우더 베드(Powder Bed) 방식의 적층 제조 공정(SLS, SLM, LBM, DMLS, EBM)에서 "처음부터 올바르게" 3D 프린팅 결과물을 생산할 수 있게 돕는 강력한 시뮬레이션 소프트웨어입니다.

Simufact Additive는 부품의 왜곡 및 잔류 응력을 예측해 내어, 첫 제작부터 품질이 보장된 결과물을 제작할 수 있는 방법을 안내합니다. 3D 프린팅 프로세스를 최적화해 시간 뿐 아니라 소재의 낭비를 줄일 수 있도록 프로세스 제어 변수를 선택할 수 있습니다.

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Simufact Additive를 통해 아래 요소들이 미칠 수 있는 영향을 분석할 수 있습니다:

  • Material selection
  • Power vs. speed
  • Powder characteristics
  • Build path / hatching pattern
  • Support / Internal structures

Simufact Additive는 아래와 같이 프로세스 전반에 대한 해석을 수행합니다:

  • Powder Bed printing
  • Heat Treatment
  • Pressurization
  • Detaching Part
  • Removal of support structure

Simufact Additive는 해석 및 결과 예측을 위해 효율적인 계산법을 사용합니다:

  • Shrinkage
  • Warpage
  • Residual Stresses
  • Optimal location of part
  • Support Structure

Simufact Additive는 첫 제작부터 올바른 결과를 얻을 수 있게 돕습니다.

Exactly the right metal AM process you need

Metal Powder Bed Fusion (PBF) is an advanced additive manufacturing technique that creates complex metal parts by selectively fusing layers of metal powder using a high-energy laser.

The process involves depositing a thin layer of metal powder and then using the energy source to melt and solidify the powder. As each layer fuses, a three-dimensional object is built up step by step with precise geometry and intricate internal structures.

Simufact Additive can simulate the entire process and prevent costly issues during manufacturing.

Metal Binder Jetting is an innovative additive manufacturing process where repeatedly a liquid binding agent is selectively deposited onto a layer of metal powder. Step by step they then form a 3D part but within a fragile and unfinished state, the 'green part'.

After the printing process, the green part undergoes a secondary step to sinter the metal particles, resulting in a dense, functional metal component.
Simufact Additive offers the first dedicated multi-physics Metal Binder Jetting sintering simulation solution focusing on distortion due to the post build sintering process and its automated distortion compensation.

Machining is a subtractive manufacturing process that involves removing material from a workpiece to achieve the desired shape, size, and finish.

It typically involves using various cutting tools to remove excess material from a solid block or piece of material. This process is used to create precise and intricate components with specific dimensions and surface qualities. Machining is often required when 3D prinited metal parts need to match tight tolerances.

The module within Simufact Additive for subtractive manufacturing simulation, called machining, allows to simulate the effects of subtractive manufacturing processes on the part geometry and the residual stresses.

Geometry inspection is the process of evaluating the physical dimensions, shapes, and features of an object to ensure that it meets the specified design requirements. This is crucial to verify the accuracy and quality of manufactured parts.

Various measurement techniques and tools, such as coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), laser scanners, and 3D scanners, are used to capture detailed data about a part's geometry. The collected data is then compared to the original design specifications to identify any deviations or defects. This can be done with Simufact Additive to identify critical areas which require further investigation.

Directed Energy Deposition (DED) is an additive manufacturing process that involves precisely depositing material, in the form of powder or wire, onto a substrate using a focused energy source. This energy source can be a laser, electron beam, or plasma arc. The material is melted as it is deposited and fuses with the substrate or the previously deposited layers. DED is used to build up complex three-dimensional structures, repair existing components, or add material to modify surfaces.

This particular technology can be simulated in detail with Simufact Welding.

Print your 3D AM parts first-time-right with Simufact Additive


Design and optimise your metal AM process:

  • Optimise the build-up orientation and the support structures
  • Compensate distortion automatically to print the part as-designed
  • Indicate criteria-based part failures, e.g. recoater crashes or risk of cracks
Reduce costs icon. Product benefit.

Costing – Estimate your costs for single parts and the entire printing job.


Simplicity – No expert knowledge required as the software solution is designed to be user-friendly, intuitive and process-oriented.


Sustainability – Save material, time and money by replacing expensive and time-consuming physical tests with virtual tests.

"Additive manufacturing simulation methods helped in achieving a lightweight structure, distortion-free model, without residual stresses, which is more helpful to the AM designers to print the parts physically first time right."
Radhakrishnaiah Bathina
Technical specialist,
Bosch India

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