A Look at Lightweighting
January 3, 2017
If we’re so concerned with weight, why don’t we just make everything out of carbon fiber? Or aluminum?
World Solar Challenge Provides Lessons in Lightweighting
January 3, 2017
The World Solar Challenge not only provides a hands-on learning experience for students, it also provides a crash course in novel lightweighting and aerodynamics techniques.
Tour de France Champion and ORNL to Offer Lower Cost Carbon Fiber
August 30, 2016
New manufacturing process yields high volume, low cost carbon fiber for transportation, renewable energy and infrastructure.
Modeling, Simulation and Crash Safety Congress Spotlights Lightweight Materials
February 3, 2016
The Lightweight Materials Modeling, Simulation and Crash Safety Congress focused on composite modeling and multi-material joining simulation.
Lightweighting and Topology Optimization Roundtable: Audience Questions and Panelist Answers
January 29, 2016
DE Roundtable: Shedding Excess Weight from Products
January 14, 2016
Lightweighting Congress to Run in Detroit
January 11, 2016
The Lightweight Materials Modeling, Simulation & Crash Safety Congress will run January 26th and 27th.
Simulate to Shed Weight Sooner
January 1, 2016
Use structural simulation software early for optimum lightweighting.
Altair Opens Enlighten Award Nominations
December 16, 2015
Applications can now be submitted into full vehicle or module categories.
Oct 27: Panelists to Discuss the Promise—and Pitfalls—of Composites
October 22, 2015
Altair, Airbus Sign Multi-Year Software Agreement
September 29, 2015
The terms give Airbus engineers and designers full access to HyperWorks, PBS Works and solidThinking.
Ford Wins Altair Enlighten Award
August 12, 2015
The company received the honor for reducing the weight of its F-150 vehicle by 700 lbs.
Altair Announces 2015 Enlighten Nominees
July 16, 2015
The award aims to recognize achievements in weight reduction within the automotive industry.
Altair Opens Call for Nominations for 2015 Enlighten Award
February 5, 2015
The deadline for applications is May 29th.
Artemis Racing Selects Altair as Technical Supplier
February 4, 2015
The company is using OptiStruct to help design its boat for the 2017 America's Cup.
Civan and Smart Move Partner on Welding and Additive Manufacturing
Controlling a dynamic beam laser with galvo scanner opens up new welding and laser powder bed fusion capabilities, companies report.
MakerBot LABS Adds Materials to METHOD Platform
This brings the number of METHOD materials up to 30, giving a greater selection of manufacturing-grade materials, according to the company.
Noesis Solutions Names New CEO
David Franke, former global sales director of Noesis Solutions, is its new CEO.
Visionaize Buys INOVX Software
The INOVX Software V-Suite will be integrated into Visionaize Digital Twin, the companies say.
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