Simufact Additive

Simufact Additive

A scalable software solution for the simulation of metal-based additive manufacturing processes.

Introducing Simufact Additive

Simufact Additive gives you a powerful and scalable software solution that simulates every factor in the metal additive manufacturing process. Using Simufact’s intuitive software, you can optimize your metal 3D printing virtually before any part is manufactured, allowing for rapid prototyping and pinpoint accuracy with every print.

Workflow Integration

Experience a seamless, collaborative Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM) workflow by connecting to the integrated Nexus platform solution.


Allow stakeholders of a project to perform live, interactive project reviews through the 3D Whiteboard, a visual collaboration tool.

CNC machining

Perform G-code certification, optimisation and documentation with NCSIMUL for CNC machining.

Generative Design

Create perfect designs for 3D printing with the highly automated and fast MSC Apex Generative Design.

First-class solution for metal-based AM processes

Simufact Additive is a scalable software solution for the simulation of metal-based additive manufacturing processes which focuses on powder bed melting (L-PBF) and metal binder jetting (MBJ) processes. It is designed to predict and compensate for distortion, residual stress and temperature distribution throughout the printing, heat treatment, cutting, hot isostatic pressing (HIP) as well as machining processes virtually before the part is manufactured by the 3D metal printer in reality.


Simulation of powder bed melting (L-PBF), metal binder jetting (MBJ) and machining processes

Design and optimisation of the entire AM process chain

One single pre- and post-processing environment specifically for AM processes

Powered by MARC, the world's leading non-linear solver

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

Push the boundaries of what you can print by using Simufact Additive’s systems to account for a vast range of manufacturing variables. Every factor can be accounted for in real time, leaving you with printed parts of rigidly-tested quality.


Design and optimization of metal AM processes

Simufact Additive allows you to compensate distortion automatically to print the part as-designed, optimise the build-up orientation and the support structures, as well as indicate criteria-based part failures, i.e. shrink lines.



With the build-in function 'cost estimation' in Simufact Additive, you can calculate the costs of individual metal AM components or entire print jobs in order to obtain a cost overview in advance and thus create simple cost estimates for you and your customers.



Our software is designed to be user-friendly, intuitive and process-oriented, so that the use of our software in your company is possible in a very short time without expert knowledge.



Save time, material, and money, by eliminating expensive physical try-outs and conducting every test in an accurate and realistic virtual environment.


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