Materialise releases the latest version, Magics20, of its professional data and build preparation software, bridging the gap between applications and additive manufacturing systems.
Magics20 features a new and intuitive user interface and supports all current file formats, including .3MF and voxels. Combined with Materialise’s range of software solutions for AM that include an enterprise software solution (Streamics), a range of Build Processors, an Additive Manufacturing Control Platform (AMCP), and others, is a true software backbone for the AM industry.
Main features include:
- modern, intuitive interface
- geometrically correct fixes
- repair textures and colours
- high-precision marking tools
- prepare build platform in fewer clicks
- focus on quality control with elaborate measurements and reports
Additional upgrades include a sinter and support generation module.
Currently, the company displays projects and demonstration material at the formnext trade show in Frankfurt. Featured projects represent a range of industries, including aerospace, automotive, eyewear and more, with cases from Toyota, Adidas, Samsonite, Schunk, 328 Group, Hoet Design Studio and RS Print. Materialise has also announced that their certified factory for 3D printing will now be manufacturing end-use plastic parts for the Airbus A350 XWB.
Materialise Founder and CEO, Fried Vancraen, on the release of Magics20: “When I purchased my first stereolithography machine and started Materialise 25 years ago, the industry lacked the software needed to efficiently connect a design to a 3D Printer. In order to survive and thrive as a company, we needed to develop a solution that allowed us to meet customer demand for 3D printed prototypes, on time and as ordered. The resulting software worked so well that we brought it to the market as Magics. Over the years, Magics has helped lift the AM industry as a whole to new levels by optimizing data and build preparation for an expanding range of materials and technologies.”
He continued: “Now, 25 years later, we face new challenges as our customers increasingly request 3D-printed, end-use parts that meet the demanding standards of their industries – and it is a challenge we have proven able to meet. And once again, Materialise is ready to raise the AM industry as a whole to new heights by granting access to a software backbone that enables certified manufacturing: Magics20.”