What is Software?
Software in AM runs the gamut and includes material databases, design and simulation programs, process-monitoring software, and other offerings focused on quality and inspection. And, software can be employed to oversee shop management, ordering and product/process tracking.
What is Design/Simulation?
Design/Simulation Software for AM can streamline greatly front-end work, assisting with material selection, quickly iterating and optimizing designs, and determining part orientations to speed printing and lessen the need for supports.