CompoSIDE (Cowes, UK) reports that it has commercialized its Internet-based composites design engineering solution. The software features several composites-specific modules, including PROJECTSpace, LAMINASpace, SECTIONSpace and FESpace, all of which will be available in the trial version of the software. The commercial release includes dedicated design engineering module YACHTScant. It also enables integration with third-party tools to perform finite element analysis (FEA) and CAD. CompoSIDE features several analytical and numerical methods tools that enable users to create a range of strength and feasibility predictions for composites industry design challenges. Additional modules include BoMGen for bill of material and weight estimation, REPORTSpace for integrated reporting. The commercial version of CompoSIDE is available in a range of subscription models.
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The trend of employing polymeric additive manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing for composite tooling is growing.